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Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel (Wordsworth Classics) By Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel (Wordsworth Classics)
by Jerome K. Jerome

This comic novel describes the boating expedition on the Thames of three friends and their dog, Montmerency. The difficulties and vicissitudes of these innocents abroad are magnified to epic proportions, and give the book an air of fresh innocence.
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Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel Summary


Introduced and Annotated by Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of English, University of Sussex. Three Men in a Boat is a comic classic. When it first appeared in 1889 it became a best seller, and has remained popular ever since. This motley novel has not only been translated into many languages but has also been staged, filmed, televised and imitated. The adventures and misfortunes on the Thames of the three English friends and their pugnacious dog, Montmorency, provide rich humour, shrewd observations, lyrical reflections, and, predominantly, genially ironic perceptions of human fallibility. The sequel, Three Men on the Bummel, reunites the three friends for their `Bummel' (`roaming or wandering') through Germany. The results vary from the seductively titillating to the outrageously farcical; and subsequent history has laden the narrative with ironies.

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Sku
GOR000453745
Title
Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on a Bummel (Wordsworth Classics)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
368
ISBN 10
1853260517
ISBN 13
9781853260513
Prizes
N/A
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