The Golf Omnibus (BBC Radio Collection)

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9780563410843: The Golf Omnibus (BBC Radio Collection)

Simon Cadell reads six of P.G. Wodehouse's golf stories. The selection includes one of his most memorable characters, the Oldest Member, who hears the confidences of other members, young and old, listens to their problems, watches over their affairs, and recounts their golfing philosophies.

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31 perfect golf shots from the pen of P.G. Wodehouse. Play the game the P.G. Wodehouse way—with wit, charm, and a touch of mischief. You'll discover:
· How love on the links can lead to the worst kinds of hazards.
· A nation where golf is God and all the subjects are in heaven.
· Wagers in the rough that can drive millionaires to distraction.
· The terrors of teeing off, the frustrations on the fairway, the perils of putting,
and much, much more!
Stories that will keep you on course...and keep you laughing!

About the Author:

The author of almost a hundred books and the creator of Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Psmith, Ukridge, Uncle Fred and Mr Mulliner, P.G. Wodehouse was born in 1881 and educated at Dulwich College. After two years with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank he became a full-time writer, contributing to a variety of periodicals. As well as his novels and short stories, he wrote lyrics for musical comedies, and at one stage had five shows running simultaneously on Broadway. At the age of 93, in the New Year's Honours List of 1975, he received a long-overdue Knighthood, only to die on St Valentine's Day some 45 days later.

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