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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,572 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: P. G. Wodehouse Narrator: Jeremy Sinden Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Blandings Castle Saga Release Date:
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Can the Empress of Blandings win the Fat Pigs class at the Shropshire Show for the third year running? Galahad Threepwood, Beach the butler, and others have put their shirt on this, and for Lord Emsworth it will be paradise on earth. But a substantial obstacle lurks in the way: Queen of Matchingham, the new sow of Sir Gregory Parsloe. Galahad knows this pretender to the crown must be pignapped. But can the Empress in turn avoid a similar fate? In this classic Blandings novel, pigs rise above their bulk to vanish and reappear in the most unlikely places, while young lovers are crossed and recrossed in every room in Blandings Castle.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Had his only contribution to literature been Lord Emsworth and Blandings Castle, his place in history would have been assured. Had he written of none but Mike and Psmith, he would be cherished today as the best and brightest of our comic authors. If Jeeves and Wooster had been his solitary theme, still he would be hailed as the Master. If he had given us only Ukridge, or nothing but recollections of the Mulliner family, or a pure diet of golfing stories, Doctor Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse would nonetheless be considered immortal. That he gave us all those—and more—is our good fortune and a testament to the most industrious, prolific, and beneficent author ever to have sat down, scratched his head, and banged out a sentence.”

    Stephen Fry, praise for the author

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Anna | 2/16/2014

    " It's always amazing to me how Wodehouse keeps his stories straight--and makes them mesh together so perfectly. I would be so confused if I was writing all the twists he puts in his plots! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jenna | 2/15/2014

    " I enjoyed this, but went in with extremely high expectations because I'd heard a lot about P.G. Wodehouse, so I was slightly let down. I chuckled often, but expected to be practically crying laughing based on how funny the people are that recommended Wodehouse to me. I'm definitely willing to check out some of his other work based on this book though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Beth | 2/13/2014

    " I prefer the Jeeves/Wooster series by Wodehouse, but this was a fun, light read as well. Wodehouse gives me enough upstairs/downstairs British hijinx, so I'm fine being one of the few people not watching Downton Abbey. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nayantara | 2/9/2014

    " Blandings is my favourite! I love Empress and co! I do know that his humour only appeals to some people. If are one of those, this is one of his best books and a must read! The bizarro world of British elite is GREAT! I recommend this book to people who are familiar with the Bible, Shakespeare and 18th and 19th Century literature because Wodehouse always makes references to these things and it just adds to the humour if you can catch on! "

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