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Read online three Men in a Boat (Humour Series The Times).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC three Men in a Boat (Humour Series The Times) Wonderfully fresh and funny and among examples of Victorian humor I would place it high in the pantheon right up there with The Importance of Being Earnest and The Diary of a Nobody triumphantly stands the test of time with its comic flights of exaggeration its occasional archness and its entirely innocent hint of the camp by Jerome K. Jerome

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three Men in a Boat (Humour Series The Times)
Title:three Men in a Boat (Humour Series The Times)
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Category:Humor, Classics, British literature, Travel, Comedy
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    This book Download ePub PDF File - Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1) - Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness J and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a T But when they set off...

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  • Three Men on the Bummel (Three Men, #2)

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Three Men on the Bummel (Three Men, #2) - Conceived as a fairly serious guide to amateur boating on the Thames in Jerome K Jerome s best known novel ended up as a hilarious account of the misadventures ...

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    This book Download ePub PDF File - Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel - Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness J and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a T But when they set off...

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  • Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow - Jerome Klapka Jerome English author known for his humorous essays What readers ask nowadays in a book is that it should improve instruct and elevate This book w...

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  • Novel Notes

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Novel Notes - When on returning home one evening after a pipe party at my friend Jephson s I informed my wife that I was going to write a novel she expressed herself as pleas...

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  • Diary of a Pilgrimage

    This book Download ePub PDF File - Diary of a Pilgrimage - While it is beyond doubt that Jerome K Jerome is most well known for his comic masterpiece Three Men in a Boat the range of his other literary achievements is s...

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  • Second Thoughts Of An Idle Fellow

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  • Selected Short Stories From Jerome K. Jerome

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Three Men on the Bummel (Three Men, #2), Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1), Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel, Selected Short Stories From Jerome K. Jerome, Diary of a Pilgrimage, Second Thoughts Of An Idle Fellow, Told After Supper, Novel Notes
Conceived as a fairly serious guide to amateur boating on the Thames in Jerome K Jerome s best known novel ended up as a hilarious account of the misadventures of three friends and a dog as they attempt to relax and enjoy themselves amid unreliable weather forecasts imaginary illnesses repellent cooking and an unopenable can of pineapple chunks Three Men in a Boat was a terrific success for its author and a surprisingly accurate portrayal of the age George Harris and J the narrator were entertaining representatives of the new middle class seeking to escape the dreary world of offices and desks during weekend trips out into the countryside Jerome s heroes proved so popular that he brought them back for an equally picaresque bicycle tour of Germany an adventure recorded in Three Men on the Bummel The new Introduction by Jeremy Lewis describes the social context of the two books and the remarkable life of their author, When on returning home one evening after a pipe party at my friend Jephson s I informed my wife that I was going to write a novel she expressed herself as pleased with the idea She said she had often wondered I had never thought of doing so before, Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness J and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a T But when they set off they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow ropes unreliable weather forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J s small fox terrier Montmorency br br i Three Men in a Boat i was an instant success when it appeared in and with its benign escapism authorial discursions and wonderful evocation of the late Victorian clerking classes it hilariously captured the spirit of its age br, Contains three short works The Philosopher s Joke The Soul of Nicholas Snyders or The Miser of Zandam and Passing of the Third Floor Back Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English author best known for the humourous travelogue Three Men in a Boat In he decided to try his hand at acting under the stage name Harold Crichton He joined a repertory troupe who tried to produce plays on a shoestring budget often drawing on the meager resources of the actors themselves to purchase costumes and props He tried to become a journalist writing essays satires and short stories but most of these were rejected Over the next few years he was a school teacher a packer and a solicitor s clerk Finally in he had some success with On the Stage and Off a humourous book the publication of which opened the door for more plays and essays