Stop What You're Doing and Read...To Make You Laugh: The Diary of a Nobody & Three Men in a Boat

Stop What You're Doing and Read...To Make You Laugh: The Diary of a Nobody & Three Men in a Boat

by George Grossmith, Jerome K. Jerome, Weedon Grossmith
     
 

To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books.



THE DIARY OF A NOBODY


Mr Charles Pooter is a respectable man. He has just

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To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books.



THE DIARY OF A NOBODY


Mr Charles Pooter is a respectable man. He has just moved into a very desirable home in Holloway with his dear wife Carrie, from where he commutes to his job of valued clerk at a reputable bank in the City. Unfortunately neither his dear friends Mr Cummings and Mr Gowing, nor the butcher, the greengrocer's boy, nor the Lord Mayor seem to recognise Mr Pooter's innate gentility, and his disappointing son Lupin has gone and got himself involved with a most unsuitable fiancee...


George and Weedon Grossmith's comic novel, perfectly illustrated by Weedon, is a glorious, affectionate caricature of the English middle-class at the end of nineteenth century.


THREE MEN IN A BOAT


ILLUSTRATED BY VIC REEVES


What could be more relaxing than a refreshing holiday on the river with your two best friends and faithful canine companion, Montmorency? However, as J. discovers, there is more to life on the waves than meets the eye - including navigational challenges, culinary disasters, and heroic battles with swans, kettles and tins of pineapple. Jerome K. Jerome's delightful novel has kept readers smiling for years and his prose has found a perfect partner in Vic Reeves's glorious and witty illustrations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448130658
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/29/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
50
Sales rank:
1,186,156
File size:
6 MB

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