Three Men in a Boat

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Macmillan Collector's Library

Publication date: 01.03.2005
ISBN: 9781904919520
Number of pages: 272

Synopsis

Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends, George and Harris, decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a T. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead. Three Men in a Boat was an instant success when it appeared in 1889, and, with its benign escapism, authorial discursions and wonderful evocation of the late-Victorian clerking classes, it hilariously captured the spirit of its age.

Illustrated by A Fredericks, with an Afterword by David Stuart Davies.