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The Inimitable Jeeves, a collection of short stories featuring Jeeves.

Jeeves is a well-known children´s book series written by British author PG Wodehouse. They star Jeeves, the genius butler of Bertie Wooster, a rich, spoiled man in his twenties. The last Jeeves book, Aunts Aren´t Gentlemen, was written in 1974. The first Jeeves book, Extricating Young Gussie, was a short story written in 1915.

Characters[change | change source]

Jeeves.[change | change source]

Reginald Jeeves is the butler of Bertie Wooster. He is extremely intelligent and strategic, but disagrees with Bertie on this such as clothes and furniture.

Bertie.[change | change source]

Strand Magazine illustration by Alfred Leete of "Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest," one of 34 Jeeves short stories.

Bertie Wooster (official name Bertram Willoughby Wooster) is a carefree, wealthy young man living in London with his valet Jeeves.

Aunt Dahlia.[change | change source]

Aunt Dahlia is Bertie´s ¨good aunt¨, and is quite jovial. She often jokingly insults Bertie. She also uses her chef, Anatole, as a threat for Bertie to help her when she needs it.

Madeline Bassett.[change | change source]

Madeline Bassett is (according to Bertie Wooster) a droopy girl, first mentioned in Right Ho, Jeeves. She was formerly engaged to Bertie but is later enaged to Bertie´s friend, Gussie Fink-Nottle.

Sir Roderick Glossop.[change | change source]

Sir Roderick is a forceful personality. He is a nerve specialist (or, as Wooster calls him, the loony doctor) and the father of Honoria Glossop, to whom Bertie was once engaged. Bertie and Sir Roderick are often att odds, but following the events of Thank You, Jeeves, become good friends.

A List of Books.[change | change source]

  • Thank You, Jeeves
  • Code of the Woosters
  • Right Ho, Jeeves (published in 1934)
  • Joy in the Morning (published in 1947)
  • Jeeves and the Feudal Sprit
  • Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves
  • The Mating Season
  • Aunts Aren´t Gentlemen (published in 1974, and the last Jeeves book)
  • A collection of 34 short stories

*There may be Jeeves books that are missing from this list. If possible, please add them.
**The 34 short stories were published in several collections not mentioned in this list.

Praise[change | change source]

The Jeeves books were well-received.

Gallery Of Short Stories[1][change | change source]

Below is a list of both the Jeeves short stories, as well as images from them.

  1. Jeeves Takes Charge
  2. Episode of the Dog McIntosh
  3. The Love That Purifies
  4. Bingo and the Little Woman
  5. The Purity Of The Turf
  6. The Great Sermon Handicap
  7. The Delayed Exit Of Claude and Eustace
  8. Jeeves Makes An Omelette
  9. Jeeves and the Greasy Bird
  10. Bertie Changes His Mind
  11. Jeeves Takes Charge
  12. Fixing It For Freddie
  13. The Great Metropolitan Touch
  14. Sir Roderick Comes To Lunch
  15. Jeeves and the Chump Cyril
  16. Jeeves and the Hard-boiled Egg
  17. Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest
  18. Jeeves In The Springtime
  19. Scoring Off Jeeves
  20. Aunt Agatha Takes The Count
  21. The Artistic Career of Old Corky
  22. Comrade Bingo
  23. The Aunt And The Sluggard
  24. The Rummy Affair Of Old Biffy
  25. Without the Option
  26. Clustering Round Young Bingo
  27. Jeeves and the Impending Doom
  28. The Inferiority Complex Of Old Sippy
  29. The Ordeal of Young Tuppy
  30. Jeeves and the Song of Songs
  31. Indian Summer of An Uncle
    Saturday Evening Post illustration by Henry Raleigh of "Jeeves Takes Charge"

  32. Jeeves and the Kid Clementina
  33. The Spot of Art
  34. Jeeves and the Old School Chum
    Strand Magazine illustration by Alf Leete of "Jeeves and the Chump Cyril"
    Strand Magazine illustration by Alfred Leete of "Jeeves and the Hard-boiled Egg"

Strand Magazine illustration by Alfred Leete of "Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest"

References[change | change source]

  1. Wodehouse, P.G. (1967). The World Of Jeeves. Great Britain: Herbert Jenkins Ltd.