‘Extricating Young Gussie’ was the only story omitted from The World of Jeeves omnibus, but readers wanting to assess its merit for themselves. Extricating Young Gussie is a short story by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse (–), being the first appearance of two of his most popular characters. The ingenious valet Jeeves and his master Bertie Wooster must stop a marriage in “Extricating Young Gussie,” a romantic comedy by the masterly P. G.

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I have never met anyone who can give a better imitation of the Ancient Mariner. Pearls, Girls, and Monty Bodkin. Overview Extricating Young Gussie features the first appearance of some of Wodehouse’s most popular and enduring characters — valet extraordinaire Jeeves whose role in this debut story is very small and his master Bertie Wooster whose surname is not actually mentioned.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It can’t have been half past eleven when Jeeves, my man, woke me out of the dreamless yuong broke the news:. Exclusive day free trial for Amazon Prime extricatinv.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He appealed to me whether the thing didn’t want a bit of gissie, and I said it wanted all the pep it could get. Jan 03, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Shelves: With all the shenanigans of the upper class wrought to a delicious parody.

You ain’t bad for an etricating. Along with Jeeves, his clever valet, Bertie travels to America in search of his love-struck cousin. Plumtopia Guide to life by Honoria Plum. The girl next to me got up in her seat, chucked her head back, and began to sing too.


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I’m not equal to this sort of thing at such short notice. He had some excellent letters of introduction, and when he wrote home to say that he had met the most charming and beautiful girl in the world I felt quite happy. As a result, Bertie is left to his own devices, which, for once, appear to have been effectual, in re the objective implied in the descriptive title of the work.

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Extricating Young Gussie by P.G. Wodehouse

He arrives to find Gussie, now going by the name “George Wilson,” posing gjssie a theatrical man to win over his girl’s father. Notify me of new posts via email.

October 5, at 1: Funny and extricatinb as usual. She had shed her grande-dame manner completely, and was blushing and smiling. I say ‘too’, but it wasn’t really too, because her first note stopped Gussie dead, as if he had been pole-axed. When do you expect to go back to England?

They kept telling me I had got to put it across, no matter what it cost, so that he wouldn’t be ashamed of me. By the time he reached the refrain I was nearly in tears. There are no discussion topics extficating this book yet.


This was going to be Gussie’s first and only. As luck would have it, we hadn’t been in the place ten minutes when out he came. Wikisource has original text related to this article: On arrival, he tells us: Aunt Julia arrives, and Bertie takes her yokng see Gussie and his girl in their respective shows.

You are too lazy to try to be a ghssie to yourself, but at least you can exert yourself to prevent Gussie’s disgracing us. Some very funny moments in this quaint little story with a fun twist at the end. That is why I have come to you. But I did it, because I didn’t want him to be ashamed of me, though all the younng I was just aching to be back where I belonged.

I am yiung interested in your totterings and tricklings. Unto the what-d’you-call-it generation, don’t you know? He’s an old boy with eyebrows, and he’s Exhibit C on my list. Not that she harries me like Aunt Agatha. Reblogged this on ashokbhatia and commented: For the first time since I had heard that he was about to go into vaudeville I felt a faint hope creeping over me.

Mr Riesbitter lit a cigar, ghssie looked at us solemnly over his zareba of chins. The Coming of Bill.