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Clarence, ninth Earl of Emsworth, sank back in his chair looking like the good old man in a Victorian melodrama whose mortgage the villain had just foreclosed. He felt the absence of that gentle glow which customarily accompanied the departure of one of his sisters. Lord Emsworth needed Galahad....There are tricky corners to be rounded, and assorted godsons, impostors, and pretty girls to be paired off. Fortunately, many years' membership of the Pelican Club means the Hon. Galahad Threepwood is able to keep cool, stiffen his upper lip, and always think a shade quicker then the next man.
© Trustees of the Wodehouse Estate; (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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"It would be easy to drive off the road while you whoop with laughter over this audiobook." (AudioFile)
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By bronwyn mason on 01-03-12

a rollicking wodehouse comedy

If you could sum up A Pelican at Blandings in three words, what would they be?

entertaining, clever, witty

Who was your favorite character and why?

clarence - he's so completely absorbed in his own interests

What about Nigel Lambert’s performance did you like?

his ability to assume the character with each voice

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By Jason P. Stanford on 07-14-16

One of my Top-5 favorite books of all-time

I have a growing love for P.G. Wodehouse's books. I've read many, and have many audiobook versions as well. This is one of my favorites.

Nigel Lambert is my favorite reader of the Blandings series of books. His reading is so well done. It's a joy to listen to (and a I have many times!).

Highly recommended.

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By Sue on 12-09-08


A lovely romp round Blandings Castle, complete with mad relatives, impeccable butlers, mistaken identity, duplicity and revenge. What a treat to be transported back to a simpler time what a fellows word was his bind, couples fell in love at the drop of a summer hat and Lords spent their time ogling fat swine.
A sweet read that really helped me chill on the way home after a rough day. No stresses could withstand the gentle pace, intrigue and laughter provided by such a lovely story.
Audio quality is fine although you can hear when the narrator has taken a break but this in no way detracts from the pleasure. The pace is measured beautifully and delivery is perfect, splendid all round.
I am off to try an earlier book about Blandings residents and brothers who should have set thier faces against sisters right from the start.

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By Tom on 08-04-11

Classic Wodehouse

I was really surprised to come across a PGW work which I had not previously read - what a lovely treat!

This is a Blandings Castle adventure with all the usual ingredients - Lord Emsworth beset by the dragon Connie, an unwelcome guest in the person of the ghastly Duke of Dunstable, complicated love interest, impostors and the wonderful Galahad Threepwood coming to the rescue of all in his own brilliant style. Perhaps the plot does not achieve the same supremely inventive daftness of some of the earlier Blandings tales, but it is wonderfully entertaining nonetheless. Nigel Lambert is a superb narrator; he paces the book brilliantly; he really savours the jokes and he brings all the characters vividly to life, especially the horrible Dunstable.

Strongly recommended.

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