Wodehouse, a tonic for what ails us

(P.G.Wodehouse) is such a useful reminder of the gorgeous foolishess of things, his wit a reliable antidote to life’s hardships. There’s nothing more soothing to the soul than a well-turned phrase.

from Darke by Rick Gekoski

Author: abookwomansholiday

The perfect holiday for a lifelong reader is one with a stack of books and few distractions. Retiring after three decades as a bookseller, I look forward to reading my way through the stacks and shelves and lists of books waiting for me. This blog will be something of a grab bag or commonplace book of reviews, quotations, notes on the history of books, the contemporary book trade, and anything connected with books and language. Reading is a great pleasure. Thinking and talking about books multiplies and intensifies that pleasure.

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