Reviews for Money for Nothing, by P.G. Wodehouse

sirius_feanor's review

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adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No

3.75

The events of this book are the very definition of a "train wreck". So much fun. 

peanotsilent's review

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3.0

All right, we all know what is going on here. No more excuses.

I had forgotten everything about this one, and ended it with an apparently much better impression compared to last time. The love story was a bit of a squib, but the jokes landed solidly, and it is always nice to see the expanded Wodehouse universe, so to speak. We see here how the late, lamented Hot Spot came to be, and a side to Ronnie Fish no one would have expected. Sample this:

'I won't,' said Mr. Molloy. Give me Oil......The Universal Fuel of the Future.'

'Absolutely,' said Ronnie Fish. 'What did Gladstone say in '88? You can fuel some of the people all the time, and you can fuel all the people some of the time, but you can't fuel all the people all the time. He was forgetting about Oil.'

I mean, damp, squibby love stories are fillers anyway.

nce14210's review

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4.0

A laugh a minute! A wonderful escape from the weird world of the moment. Such wonderful play of language. Thank you PG for the lift!
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