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Three Men In A Boat Paperback – Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men In A Boat Paperback – Jerome K. Jerome

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Embark on a side-splitting journey along the River Thames with Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome. Join three bumbling friends as they navigate mishaps, comedic situations, and eccentric characters in this timeless and uproarious classic.

A hilarious river adventure!

  • Jerome K. Jerome's uproarious tale of a boating expedition
  • Hilarious misadventures and comic escapades along the River Thames
  • Memorable characters and witty observations that will leave you in stitches
  • A humorous and lighthearted read for fans of classic comedy
  • A delightful blend of satire, wit, and picturesque descriptions
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About the Author

Jerome Klapka Jerome (1859 1927) was an English writer and humorist, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat. Jerome was born in Caldmore, Walsall, England, and was brought up in poverty in London. He attended St Marylebone Grammar School. Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat; and several other novels. In 1877, inspired by his older sister Blandina's love for the theatre, Jerome decided to try his hand at acting, under the stage name Harold Crichton. He joined a repertory troupe that produced plays on a shoestring budget, often drawing on the actors' own meagre resources Jerome was penniless at the time to purchase costumes and props. After three years on the road and with no evident success, the 21-year-old Jerome decided he had had enough with stage life, and sought other occupations. 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 1885, he had some success with On the Stage and Off, a comic memoir of his experiences with the acting troupe. Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, a collection of humorous essays, followed in 1886 (see 1885 and 1886 in literature). On 21 June 1888, Jerome married Georgina Elizabeth Henrietta Stanley Marris (a.k.a. Ettie), nine days after she had divorced her first husband. She had a daughter from her previous, five-year marriage, nicknamed Elsie (her actual name was also Georgina). The honeymoon took place on the Thames "in a little boat," a fact which was to have a significant influence on his next, and most important work, Three Men in a Boat.

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