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9 edition of Mike at Wrykyn found in the catalog.

Mike at Wrykyn

by P. G. Wodehouse

  • 266 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Schools,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Classics,
  • Boarding schools,
  • Brothers,
  • Cricket

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9302783M
    ISBN 100140124543
    ISBN 109780140124545

    As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith. There’s lots of cricket, but you don’t need to understand the game to enjoy the antics of these public school boys as they "rag" each other and the authorities. Mike (novel). likes. Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 15 September by Adam & Charles Black, London. The story first.

    This charming story of the Jackson cricketing dynasty describes the adventures of Mike Jackson at boarding school as he makes his way up the sporting ladder to the first eleven. The young P. G. Wodehouse evokes the peaceful, prosperous world of middle-class England before the Great War, a place where rich men hire private cricket professionals to coach their sons at home, . This charming story of the Jackson cricketing dynasty describes the adventures of Mike Jackson at boarding school as he makes his way up the sporting ladder to the first eleven. The young P. G. Wodehouse evokes the peaceful, prosperous world of.

    Mike at Wrykyn (Hardcover, ) - Find the lowest price on PriceRunner Compare prices from 3 stores Don't overpay - SAVE on your purchase now!   Wrykyn, too, would be weak this year, now that he was no longer there. Strachan was a good, free bat on his day, and, if he survived a few overs, might make a century in an hour, but he was not to be depended upon. There was no doubt that Mike's sudden withdrawal meant that Wrykyn would have a bad time that season.5/5(1).


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Mike at Wrykyn by P. G. Wodehouse Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mike at Wrykyn book. Read 38 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A delightful romp through the early career of Mike, a talented sport /5.

"Mike at Wrykyn" is an early () Wodehouse, written when he was just It's the obligatory "school" novel for beginning novelists and gives hints of the incredible explosion of humor to come. Already we have the trivia of the everyday couched in terms of heroic epics ("Prefects must stand together or chaos will come.") and Wodehouse's /5(12).

Mike at Wrykyn (Hardback) - Common [By (author) P. Wodehouse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mike at Wrykyn (Hardback) - Common/5(12). Mike must make a decision between his ambition and his brother's fading cricket career at book reads faster than a sitcom, and paints a picture of a clubby little school where details are forgotten and tea and biscuits mysteriously appear by way of nameless is anglophillic escapism at its charming best/5(4).

First published as "Mike"this book was split by Herbert Jenkins, Wodehouse's publishers, into "Mike at Wrykyn" and "Mike and Psmith" inwith some modernization of the language. Mike is the youngest of five brothers and shows signs of being the best cricket batsman of.

Get this from a library. Mike at Wrykyn. [P G Wodehouse] -- Even though he is a genius cricket player, Mike Jackson's life at boarding school is not always easy, especially when his older brother becomes his chief rival for a place on the school team.

Mike at Wrykyn by P. Wodehouse,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. `Mike at Wrykyn' is the most satisfying of all P G Wodehouse's school stories, this is in part due to some of the action being away from the boarding school setting at Mike Jackson's home during the holidays.

This gives him and the story sisters, brothers and parents making the central schoolboy appear flesh and blood rather than an Edwardian /5(9). Mike at Wrykyn by P. Wodehouse,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Mike at Wrykyn is an odd book alright, especially when examined years after its first publication, but I suppose it’s par for the course along with other stories of public school life that were appearing at the time, such as the Billy Bunter series. Mike is the youngest son of a renowned cricketing family.

Mike's eldest brother Joe is a successful first-class player, while another brother, Bob, is on the verge of his school team. When Mike arrives at Wrykyn himself, his cricketing talent and love of adventure bring him success and trouble in equal measure.

In his first appearance ("Jackson Junior", later retitled Mike at Wrykyn) Mike is the sole focus of the at Wrykyn starts with Mike heading off to prestigious Wrykyn school, where all his brothers had attended and one, Bob, is still an important figure, and a fixture in the school cricket goes through many adventures, interspersed with cricket, during his first year at the.

Editions for Mike at Wrykyn: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ) Author: P. Wodehouse.

Wrykyn, one of Wodehouse’s fictional schools, has appeared in other stories, so it was a somewhat familiar setting for Mike at Wrykyn. Unlike many of Wodehouse’s other school stories, this one has a fairly linear plot, and while cricket is an important aspect of the story, it isn’t the story.

Mike is the youngest son (although not the youngest child) of a large and rollicking family. Mike at Wrykyn by P. Wodehouse; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cricket, Humorous stories, Brothers, Fiction, Boarding schools, Schools; Places: England.

This book traces the journey of Mike Jackson, a cricketing genius, from his first days at Wrykyn to his removal to another school Sedleigh, culminating in the victorious match between Sedleigh and Wrykyn.

Surfeited with heavy reading, one day I came across this book and subsequently I read all of P.G. Wodehouse's school stories.5/5(1).

MIKE AT WRYKYN by Wodehouse, P.G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 3. This book has a complicated history. It was first published as two magazine serials which are combined in this book.

In addition, the first serial was published as Mike at Wrykyn and the second as Mike and Psmith, or Lost Lambs/5(32). An early and wonderfully evocative tale of cricket, afternoon tea, a glorious cast of characters and an England forever gone. This charming story of the Jackson cricketing dynasty describes the adventures of Mike Jackson at boarding school as he makes his.

This book covers the adventures of Mike Jackson, avid cricketeer at both Wrykyn School and Sedleigh. In the first half, which was published in substantially the same form as Mike at Wrykyn, he is dealing with the strains of attending the same school as his older brother, Bob, and competing with him for the cricket team.

Owing to his poor grades /5(4). Mike is a school story by P. G. Wodehouse. The first half of the story, found in Mike at Wrykyn, introduces Michael "Mike" Jackson. Mike is the youngest son of a renowned cricketing family.

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