"I worship her, Bertie! I worship the very ground she treads on!' continued the patient, in a loud, penetrating voice. Fred Thompson and one or two fellows had come in, and McGarry, the chappie behind the bar, was listening with his ears flapping. But there's no reticence about Bingo. He always reminds me of the hero of a musical comedy who takes the centre of the stage, gathers the boys round him in a circle, and tells them all about his love at the top of his voice.Man. That Wodehouse really knew how to put a sentence together. Also in rotation right now: a well-worn copy of The Original Hitchhiker Radio Scripts that probably belongs to my brother. Ok, ok, you can have an excerpt from that one, too:
NARRATOR It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem. For instance - on the planet Earth Man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much...the wheel, New York, wars, and so on, whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely the dolphins believed themselves to be more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons.Other books I can read over and over at bedtime: the Harry Potter books, although less so when they start getting depressing; the James Herriot books; James and the Giant Peach. You?