Biography of PG Wodehouse

This section of our website contains a 'Potted' biography (click here), with milestones, of P G Wodehouse's life and work. We do not display here a full biography of PGW as space and time do not allow us to do justice to this comic genius. However, there are many biographies and other relevant books available such as those given below. This is by no means an exhaustive list and a search on any reputable book-selling website will produce a large number of books about Plum.

Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, Volume I, “This is jolly old Fame” by Paul Kent (Can of Worms, 2019,
ISBN 978-1-916908-3-2 hardback, 978-1-9161908-4-9 paperback and 978-1-9161908-5-6 ebook)

Wodehouse's School Days by Jan Pigott (Dulwich College Quartercentenary, 2015, ISBN 978-095394933-5)

The P.G. Wodehouse Miscellany by N.T.P. Murphy (History Press, 2015, ISBN 978-075095964-3)

P G Wodehouse, A Life In Letters edited by Sophie Ratcliffe (Hutchinson, 2015, ISBN 978-009179634-1)

A Wodehouse Handbook by N.T.P. Murphy (Sybertooth, 2013, ISBN 978-1927592007 and 978-192759201-4)

P.G.Wodehouse, The Unknown Years by Baroness Reinheld von Bodenhausen (Stamford Lake, 2009, ISBN 978-955658176-8)

The Wit and Wisdom of P G Wodehouse by Tony Ring (Hutchinson 2007, ISBN 978-0-091-92125-5)

Wodehouse a Life by Robert Mc Crum (Penguin 2004, ISBN 0-670-89692-6)

P G Wodehouse In His Own Words by Barry Day and Tony Ring (Hutchinson 2001, ISBN 0-09-179399-8)

Wodehouse At The Wicket by Murray Hedgcock (Hutchinson 1997, ISBN 0-09-180191-5)

Yours, Plum, The Letters of P.G. Wodehouse edited by Frances Donaldson (Hutchinson, 1990, ISBN 0-09-174639-6)

P G Wodehouse A Biography by Frances Donaldson (Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1982)

In Search of Blandings by N.T.P. Murphy (Penguin 1981, ISBN 0-14-010299-X)

P G Wodehouse A Literary Biography by Benny Green (Pavilion 1981, ISBN 0-907516-04-1)

P G Wodehouse an Illustrated Biography by Joseph Connolly (Orbis 1979)

P.G. Wodehouse, A Portrait of a Master by David Jasen (Garnstone Press, 1975, ISBN 0-85511-190-9)