Classic read: Honeysuckle Cottage by PG Wodehouse. Fiona Wilson. November 15 , am, The Times. Galley Beggar Press — of Eimear McBride’s A. Wodehouse wrote a wonderful ghost story entitled, Honeysuckle Cottage. It was first published in January of in the Saturday Evening Post. The Figure in the Carpet of “Honeysuckle Cottage”: P. G.. Wodehouse and Henry James. Marijane R. Davis Wernsman. The Henry James Review, Volume

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Most ghost stories that are considered classic instead use subtlety.

On the mat stood the most beautiful cottge he had ever beheld … then with a pretty, roguish look of reproof, [she] shook a dainty forefinger at him. James Rodmanan author of breathtaking mystery stories, which are rife with cold-blooded characters and action packed plots. Saturday Evening Post January 24, edition. This page was last edited on 19 Augustat Email required Address never made public.

This is my second time of reading it but if it’s possible, I enjoyed it even more this time.

Pages Home Favorite Posts Contact. Lists with This Book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Weak female characters, in need of a decent meal and a shot of gumption abound. Please update your billing information. You can guarantee that, if Wodehouse gets an idea he will turn hooneysuckle on its head and hineysuckle the ghost story he does just that.


Paperback60 pages. They never saw eye to eye genre-wise, you know. When the Spiritualist movement began in the s they became even more popular.

Rodman finds the cottage has a surprising effect upon his writing. Such a delightful little tale.

Seeks Ghosts: Wodehouse’s Honeysuckle Cottage

I was once butted by one as a child. Please update cortage billing details here to continue enjoying your subscription. A confirmed bachelor, he struggles against this unwelcome fate and is saved by the timely intervention of a mixed-breed dog. Please update your billing details here.

Its a short story in Mr mulliner series. James Rodman, a writer of sensational mystery stories, i. I Honeysuckle Cottage is haunted! This story is narrated by a “fictional distant cousin” of Rodman’s by the name of Mr.

Rated by Wodehouse himself as one of his funniest stories, [2] the story has been viewed as a homage to the writer Henry James. Views Read Edit View history. This story is an absolute classic and a joy to read so go find a copy! All wasted on James though. Wonderful for those who do not like horror, but want to read a ghost story.


Honeysuckle Cottage (P. G. Wodehouse, 1925)

You can buy hhoneysuckle story Meet Mr. His aunt was a very popular romantic writer whereas James is a thriller writer who hates romance and dont include any female character in his novels. Good old Wodehou “I’ve been feeling that you are exactly like one of Miss Pinckney’s heroes.

We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details. Here is a delectable post which concludes, and rightly so, that in his characters, romance can coexist with intelligence and humour. Each is about 60 pages long — think of each of them as a literary digestif for dark winter nights. Honeysuckle Cottage by P.