The World of Wodehouse
I've just read one of my favourite PG Wodehouse novels for the umpteenth time, and I'm suitably refreshed by his comic genius. Evelyn Waugh and Douglas Adams were avid fans, as are Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Terry Pratchett and JK Rowling among a host of others. But let's allow the master to speak for himself.
He looked as though he had been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say 'when'.
A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of someone who had searched for the leak in life's gas pipe with a lighted candle.
Her face was shining like the seat of a bus-driver's trousers.
The Aberdeen terrier gave me an unpleasant look and said something under his breath in Gaelic.
He felt like a man who, chasing rainbows, has had one of them suddenly turn and bite him in the leg.