Typed letters signed (31) : New York and Remsenburg, Long Island, to Richard Usborne, 1952 Jan. 11-1975 Jan. 13.


Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975. Typed letters signed (31) : New York and Remsenburg, Long Island, to Richard Usborne, 1952 Jan. 11-1975 Jan. 13.

Typed letters signed (31) : New York and Remsenburg, Long Island, to Richard Usborne, 1952 Jan. 11-1975 Jan. 13.

Discussing his career and progress on his writing, and answering many questions about his life; discussing his early reading, the source of Blandings, and his (poor) reputation in New York, mentioning George S. Kaufman (letter 3); offering an assessment of Orwell: "he struck me as one of those warped birds who have never recovered from an unhappy childhood and a miserable school life. He took everything so damed seriously" (letter 5); describing Jeeves's first appearance (letter 6); describing his time in Hollywood (letter 7); discussing his writing for Vanity Fair and his opinion of Punch (letter 13); mentioning A.A. Milne: "Odd chap, Milne. There was a curious jealous streak in him which doesn't come out in his writing. I love his writing but never liked him much" (letter 14) and Garrie and Kipling (briefly).

31 items (ca. 41 p.) ; 30.4 cm. or smaller.

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