Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. JeromeThree Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men In A Boat

byJerome K. Jerome

Paperback | May 2, 2011

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Jerome’s delightful novel has kept readers smiling for years and his prose has found a perfect partner in Vic Reeves’s witty illustrations, exclusive to Vintage Classics.

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.

From the Hardcover edition.
JEROME KLAPKA JEROME was born in Walsall on May 2, 1859 and brought up in East London. After his father died, Jerome left school at fourteen and worked as a railway clerk, actor, journalist and teacher. In 1888 Jerome married Georgina Stanley and a year later he published his most famous work, Three Men in a Boat. Jerome also wrote sev...
Title:Three Men In A BoatFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.79 × 5.13 × 0.69 inPublished:May 2, 2011Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099511703

ISBN - 13:9780099511700


Editorial Reviews

"Wonderfully fresh and funny, and among examples of Victorian humour I would place it high in the pantheon, right up there with The Importance of Being Earnest and The Diary of a Nobody... Jerome's writing... triumphantly stands the test of time, with its comic flights of exaggeration, its occasional archness, and its entirely innocent hint of the camp." —Daily Telegraph"A charming comedy of friendship and human nature." —IndependentFrom the Hardcover edition.