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Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1) by Jerome K. Jerome

A comic masterpiece that has never been out of print since it was first published in 1889, Jerome K. Jeromes Three Men in a Boat includes an introduction and notes by Jeremy Lewis in Penguin Classics.

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. Three Men in a Boat was an instant success when it appeared in 1889, and, with its benign escapism, authorial discursions and wonderful evocation of the late-Victorian clerking classes, it hilariously captured the spirit of its age.

In his introduction, Jeremy Lewis examines Jerome K. Jeromes life and times, and the changing world of Victorian England he depicts - from the rise of a new mass-culture of tabloids and bestselling novels to crazes for daytripping and bicycling.
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Jerome, is a story about a boat trip that J. Three Men in a Boat starts with three friends named Jerome, George, and Harris smoking together in their apartment in London. They are all hypochondriacs and always talk about their illnesses.

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3 thoughts on “Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1) by Jerome K. Jerome

  1. Three Men in a Boat published in , is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston.

  2. The sequel brings back the three companions who figured in Three Men in a Boat , this time on a bicycle tour through the German Black Forest.

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