Jerome Klapka Jerome Three Men, George, Harris, Jerome of the Merry & Lazy Variety of well-to-do Young men of the Victorian Era feel so depressed with their routine & assumed illness (Munchausen Syndrome) that they decide to go on an Idyllic Cruise along London Thames River for a fortnight, in an equally depressing soggy weather. They pack their food, clothes & the fictional dog, Montmorency, in a small boat. They travel the Country along the Thames. Right from the word ’go’, nothing goes right for them. This book narrates what all they are forced to encounter & endure in their jolly boat ride.
Jerome Klapka Jerome The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentimental passages seem a distraction to the comic novel. One of the most praised things about Three Men in a Boat is how undated it appears to modern readers — the jokes seem fresh and witty even today.
Jerome Klapka Jerome It is a collection on humorous ramblings and insights on German society held together with a thread of a story. It has the same charters as “Three Men in a Boat”. A Bummel is a German word and it signifies a journey or just a stroll. Along with humour it also provides an insight in Germany and it's people at the end of the 19th century.
Jerome Klapka Jerome It takes the form of imaginary conversations between the writer and a number of un-named characters at the afternoon tea table. The Woman of the World, the Old Maid, the Girton Girl, the Philosopher and the Minor Poet wax lyrical on subjects like marriage, art, society and politics. Frequently they appear to prefer the sound of their own voice to that of others.
Jerome Klapka Jerome This book gave a good view into the heady days of Socialism and the Social Gospel in England before and during WWI. The door had stood invitingly open, and a glimpse of the interior had suggested to her the idea that it would make good copy. “Old London Churches: Their Social and Historical Associations”. It would be easy to collect anecdotes of the famous people who had attended them. She might fix up a series for one of the religious papers.
Jerome Klapka Jerome This is a ghost story book. Whenever five or six English-speaking people meet round a fire on Christmas Eve, they start telling each other ghost stories. Nothing satisfies us on Christmas Eve but to hear each other tell authentic anecdotes about spectres. It is a genial, festive season, and we love to muse upon graves, and dead bodies, and murders, and blood. There is a good deal of similarity about our ghostly experiences; but this of course is not our fault but the fault ghosts, who never will try any new performances, but always will keep steadily to old, safe business. The consequence is that, when you have been at one Christmas Eve party, and heard six people relate their adventures with spirits, you do not require to hear any more ghost stories. To listen to any further ghost stories after that would be like sitting out two farcical comedies, or taking in two comic journals; the repetition would become wearisome.
Jerome Klapka Jerome This is a humor essay book. The follow-up to Jerome K. Jerome's bestselling volume of humorous essays, Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this collection offers the author's witty observations on all manner of topics, ranging from love to children to cats and dogs. Readers who appreciate a good turn of phrase and are in dire need of a good laugh shouldn't hesitate to read The Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow.
Jerome Klapka Jerome Diary of a Pilgrimage is a novel by Jerome K. Jerome published in 1891. It tells of a trip undertaken by Jerome and his friend "B" to see the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany. They travel by train from London Victoria to Dover and have a rough overnight crossing of the Channel to Ostend and thence by train to Cologne where they spend a night in a hotel. The following day they visit Cologne Cathedral before catching the train to Munich, travelling alongside the Rhine. They spend Sunday in Munich where Jerome practices his German before catching a train to Oberau and then a carriage to Oberammergau to see the play. They return via Heidelberg.
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This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions [Edwin Abbott Abbott]
Lady Susan [Jane Austen]
R. Holmes & Co. [John Kendrick Bangs]
Mrs. Raffles [John Kendrick Bangs]
The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont [Robert Barr]
Love Insurance [Earl Derr Biggers]
The Mirror of Kong Ho [Ernest Bramah Smith]
The Ghost-Extinguisher [Frank Gelett Burgess]
Erewhon, or Over The Range [Samuel Butler]
Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice [James Branch Cabell]
Sylvie and Bruno [Lewis Carroll]
The Napoleon of Notting Hill [Gilbert Keith Chesterton]
The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton [Wardon Allan Curtis]
Our Mutual Friend [Charles Dickens]
Brother Jacob [George Eliot]
Cheerful—By Request [Edna Ferber]
Cabbages and Kings [O. Henry]
Crome Yellow [Aldous Huxley]
All Roads Lead to Calvary [Jerome Klapka Jerome]
Babbitt [Sinclair Lewis]
Parnassus On Wheels [Christopher Morley]
Beasts and Super-Beasts [Saki]
A Tale of Negative Gravity [Frank R. Stockton]
Gulliver's Travels [Jonathan Swift]
Botchan [Natsume Sōseki]
A Voyage to the Moon [George Tucker]
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Mark Twain]
The Wheels of Chance [H. G. Wells]
The Canterville Ghost [Oscar Wilde]
My Man Jeeves [P. G. Wodehouse]