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Although Cyrill Fotheringay Phipps fondly known as Barmy only consulted a fortune teller to take the weight off his feet it did seem as t. In order to win the woman of his dreams Cyril Barmy Fotheringay Phipps invests ten thousand dollars into a stinker of a play to be close to her Will he ever see any of his money back and win his woman's heartThat PG Wodehouse is a sly one Just as he managed to make golf interesting in The Clicking of Cuthbert he managed to make me care about theater with Barmy in WonderlandBarmy in Wonderland features a few of the usual Wodehouse plot devices You get the budding love between Barmy and Eileen Dinty Moore the broken engagement between Mervyn Potter and his love and hilarious drunken escapades featuring Potter and PhippsIt's amazing how many interesting characters Wodehouse creates and then never uses again To the best of my knowledge Barmy a member of the fabled Drones Club is the only one who appears in other stories It's a shame too Dinty Moore is strong female lead like many of Wodehouse's women Mervyn Potter that hilarious drunken bastard could have easily spawned stories on his own I even enjoyed the two sleazy play producers Lehman and McClureOh and I should mention my favorite line before I wrap this up She was so tight she could carry an armload of eels up five flights of stairs and not drop a single oneAs usual everything works out in the end as it normally does in Wodehouseland The joy is in the journey not the destination While this one isn't my favorite Wodehouse or even close it's still hilarious and an easy three

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Barmy in WonderlandTo enrich the Broadway theatrical sceneBut while Barmy was rising his hat to Gypsy Sybill fate was aiming a nasty jolt at the solar plex. P G at his delirious best In particular I liked the interaction between the drunken movie star and the slightly dense English gent It's a love story it involves a theatrical production and it is confected by the Master Need I say

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Summary Barmy in Wonderland 107 ï ❴Epub❵ ❥ Barmy in Wonderland Author P.G. Wodehouse – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Although Cyrill Fotheringay Phipps fondly known as Barmy only consulted a fortune teller to take the weight off his feet it did seem as though the old crystal ball had had an eyeful Had he not met 'Di Although Cyrill FotherHough the old crystal ball had had an eyeful Had he not met 'Dinty' the fair girl to end all fair girls and was Barmy in Epubhe not about. A book from Wodehouse's great period ie about 1920 1960 This one actually came out in 1952 It stars a fairly minor character from the Jeeves Drones club stories Cyril Barmy Fotheringay Phipps in his only lead role in a full length novel The wonderland of he title is actually the Theatre land of Broadway Barmy buys into a hopeless show and makes it a hit The best character in the book is actually not Barmy but movie star lead actor and dipsomaniac Mervyn Potter The story is distinctly hackneyed you'll have have heard it all before many times especially if you've seen any Hollywood musicals of the 1930s but Wodehouse of course makes the thing wholly enjoyable just not uite up to his very best standards