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Summer Book Club: The Code of the Woosters

Summer Book Club: The Code of the Woosters

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

7:00 PM–9:00 PM
Manton Research Center
Join us on a Zoom call from the comfort of your own home to discuss classic novels with Clark staff and fellow book lovers. Selections this summer feature works of fiction that relate to favorite works of art in the Clark collection.

Please reserve one month in advance of each meeting, supplying a valid email address. Participants will need to have internet access and a compatible device (computer, tablet, etc. with microphone and camera) to participate in a Zoom conference call.

P. G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters, 1938

The plot of this comedic tale revolves around the acquisition of a silver cow creamer much like the gilt one in the Clark’s collection. Eccentric characters, elaborate plot twists, and hilarious encounters abound in this adventure featuring the beloved Wodehouse character Bertie Wooster and his gentleman’s gentleman, Jeeves.

Space limited to 24 attendees.

Image: John Schuppe, Cow Creamer (detail), 1758/59. Silver gilt. Clark Art Institute, 1955.95