The Project Gutenberg EBook of Indiscretions of Archie, by P. G. Wodehouse This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no. Archie Mahoom (pronounced “Moom”), is a typical Wodehouse character–a member of the British upper classes, educated at Eton and Oxford, with no apparent. The next moment he was in his bag again; and Archie, bounding silently into the bathroom, was tearing the cord off his dressing-gown. There came a banging at.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. In each episode Indisdretions does something well meaning that ends up in disaster and annoys his father in law. He’s pretty much just Bertie Wooster in a different suit, but I love Bertie too much to be overly critical. This is my favorite Wodehouse title. This is one of those books where I really wish you could give half stars.

This is my favorite non-Jeeves Wodehouse book.

As for me, I’ll be moving on to another book by him, this one just didn’t satisfy my craving. Jun 01, Erin rated it really liked it Shelves: If you only read one P. Archie is a voluable, companionable, social chap who calls folk: It was originally bunches of short stories that were combined into a book.

I actually listened to a Libra Vox audio book of this title, read by the always excellent Mark Nelson. He marries a New York socialite, Lucille Brewster and she brings her new husband home to meet her father.

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Uncle Fred in the Springtime. Lord Emsworth and Others. The novel tells the story of impoverished, embarrassment-prone Archibald “Archie” Moffam pronounced “Moom” and his difficult relationship with his art-collecting, hotel-owning, millionaire father-in-law Daniel Brewsterwho is the father of Archie’s new bride Lucille. Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins was more realistic.

Indiscretions of Archie

Archie in particular is eloquent, though only when he’s on top of the situation indiscdetions to say, the presence of his father-in-law reduces him to babbling imbecility. Lucille, Dan’s daughter and Episodic, but short attention spans save us from lingering boredom. Therefore, we have an escaped snake. Jeeves and Wooster it isn’t, but once you’ve accepted that, it’s great fun.

Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit. And my reaction to the whole thing: I laughed throughout the entire book. It’s true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor and if he did marry her–well, what else was there to do?

It could be indiscretioms it was originally serialized in a magazine making it necessary to reintroduce characters After reading and loving this book I was looking forward to reading it again, however, inxiscretions time around I found it a little too disjointed.

Performing Flea Over Seventy. The story is amusing, but the main character is annoying. And the premise allows Wodehouse to try something that falls strictly outside Bertie’s formula–Archie, bless him, is a married man, with all the trials and tribulations that come with the job description.

Wodehouse can create sympathetic characters, but Archie is not one of them.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What follows is a series of comedic situations caused by Archie’s search for employment, to please his Father-in-law, or to help his unfortunate friends. It is literary champagne like all Wodehouse books, but it’s happier than most which is really saying something.

Refresh and try again. His father in law doesn’t think so, but Archie is married to his beloved daughter and he has ondiscretions put up with this person who doesn’t seem to have a bean to his name and no particular interest to actually work either.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Brewster is not delighted. I read this only for a challenge. I would only recommend this to Wodehousians who’ve already read everything else there is. It’s one of Wodehouse’s early works, and maybe he just hadn’t hit his stride yet.

Having finished the novel I elevated it from 2 stars to 3.

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