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Diary of a Pilgrimage By Jerome K. Jerome

Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jerome K. Jerome

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Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jerome K. Jerome

When Jerome K Jerome and his friend decide to attend the Oberammergau Passion Play, an Easter pageant that is performed in Oberlin, Germany once every decade, they turn the trip into a vacation. From London to Germany, the pair plan a cross-continent trip, excited to sight-see and experience different cultures. However, the friends run into conflict before they even take off, unsure what to pack. While they sort through contradicting advice from others, the pair cannot decide if it would be worse to take more than they need, or less. After they defeat their relatable packing struggle, they finally embark on their journey. The men encounter even more troubles, as they struggle to find directions, board their train, and overcome cultural barriers. However, through unfamiliar foods, strange beds, and misunderstandings, it is impossible to miscommunicate the gorgeous landmarks they encounter, including the Cologne Cathedral and the Rhine river. Their vacation may not go as planned, but it most certainly will be memorable! Featuring misadventures, iconic settings, and admirable friendship, Jerome K. Jerome's Diary of a Pilgrimage is a genius work of comedic nonfiction. Written in the form of essays depicting memorable anecdotes, Jerome's work is composed by delightful, humorous prose and poignant observations. Mixing humor and sentiment, Jerome extends his observations to everyday life, and uses the details of his journey to paint broader truths about civilization and the human race. With vivid descriptions of the social scene and stunning landscapes of major European cities such as London, Cologne, and Munich, Diary of a Pilgrimage paints a perfect image of the journey, allowing readers to experience a vicarious adventure throughout 19th century Europe. This edition of Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jerome K. Jerome features a stunning new cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, Diary of a Pilgrimage caters to a contemporary audience while preserving the original hilarity of Jerome's work.

About Jerome K. Jerome

Born Jerome Clapp, English author and humorist Jerome K. Jerome later changed his last name to mirror his first. As a child, Jerome dreamed of a career in politics, but was forced to quit his studies and find a job at age thirteen after his father passed away. Jerome worked various jobs, including working on the railway, joining a traveling acting company for three years, and volunteering as an ambulance driver for the French army. In 1888, he married Georgina Marris, and had one stepchild from his wife's previous marriage. Jerome earned success with his comedic work, including his novel Three Men in a Boat.

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NLS9781513278506
9781513278506
1513278509
Diary of a Pilgrimage by Jerome K. Jerome
New
Paperback
Graphic Arts Books
20210309
106
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