Alex Massie

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The thinking is, I suppose, that this book is about a valet and Wodehouse's writing featured a gentleman's gentleman too. Plus, he did make those unfortunate recordings while held prisoner by the Nazis. Nonetheless, I was a trifle surprised to receive an email from Amazon.com suggesting that...

As someone who has purchased or rated The Mating Season by P.G. Wodehouse, you might like to know that With Hitler to the End: The Memoir of Hitler's Valet will be released on September 1, 2009.  You can pre-order yours at a savings of $8.48 by following the link below.

UPDATE: Just to be clear, like Fergus Pickering in the comments, I too am fed up with the "Wodehouse as a Nazi" nonsense. It was always piffle and Robert McCrum's biography of Plum goes to exhaustive lengths to demonstrate the sillyness of it all.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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