Nowadays Jerome K. Jerome is mainly known for his comic masterpiece Three Men in a Boat. But he was very much more than a one-book wonder, writing plays, essays, short stories, sketches, and other novels. The Other Jerome K Jerome is, in effect, a Jerome reader, providing a carefully chosen selection from his other works demonstrative of the variety and brilliance of his writing. Including excepts from On the Stageand Off, The Passing of the Third Floor Back, and Diary of a Pilgrimage, among others, and with an introduction by Martin Green, this is an ideal companion for fans of Three Men in a Boat who want to find out more about its author’s other works.
|Publisher:||The History Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Jerome K. Jerome (18591927) worked on the railway and as an actor, a journalist, a teacher, a packer, and a solicitor’s clerk before finding success as a writer. He is best known for Three Men in a Boat (1889), which enjoys enduring popularity to this day. Martin Green cofounded Martin, Brian & O’Keeffe, which published Flann O’Brien, Hugh MacDiarmid, and Robert Graves. He is the author of eight books and four plays.