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First published in 1889, “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome is the humorous story of three Englishman who find themselves in need of a vacation and decide to take a holiday boating on the Thames. The three friends, Jerome (referred to as “J”), George, and Harris, pile into a boat with food, clothes, and a fox terrier named Montmorency, and set off from London to see the English countryside. “Three Men in a Boat” is a first-class comic masterpiece, as the well-to-do upper-class gentlemen are beset by a series of comic mishaps, including unreliable weather forecasts, culinary challenges, and troublesome tow ropes. A commercial success and instant classic when published, “Three Men in a Boat” has been translated into numerous languages and continues to inspire fans to embark on a recreation of the trio’s iconic boating trip, where they discover very little has changed in over a hundred years. Jerome K. Jerome's masterful tale is a hilarious critique of the self-centered behavior of the English upper classes typical of Victorian England and still continues to entertain and delight audiences until today. This edition includes a biographical afterword.

First published in 1889, “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome is the humorous story of three Englishman who find themselves in need of a vacation and decide to take a holiday boating on the Thames. The three friends, Jerome (referred to as “J”), George, and Harris, pile into a boat with food, clothes, and a fox terrier named Montmorency, and set off from London to see the English countryside. “Three Men in a Boat” is a first-class comic masterpiece, as the well-to-do upper-class gentlemen are beset by a series of comic mishaps, including unreliable weather forecasts, culinary challenges, and troublesome tow ropes. A commercial success and instant classic when published, “Three Men in a Boat” has been translated into numerous languages and continues to inspire fans to embark on a recreation of the trio’s iconic boating trip, where they discover very little has changed in over a hundred years. Jerome K. Jerome's masterful tale is a hilarious critique of the self-centered behavior of the English upper classes typical of Victorian England and still continues to entertain and delight audiences until today. This edition includes a biographical afterword.



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