A Pelican at Blandings : Blandings Castle

  • by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by Nigel Lambert
  • Series: Blandings Castle
  • 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.

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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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Customer Reviews

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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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- bronwyn mason

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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- Jason P. Stanford

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-25-2005
  • Publisher: Audible Studios