Saturday, February 18, 2006

Why India fell for the code of Wodehouse



'The British left nearly 60 years ago. But one vestige of their legacy endures – India’s love for the creator of Jeeves... Some educated Indians, particularly older ones, have a nostalgia for the "British days". [P.G. Wodehouse's] books offer a chance to indulge that nostalgia, and are conveniently full of effete upper-class dimwits who conform to the Indian stereotype of their former rulers...' More

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