The famous story of three men and a dog setting off in an open boat on a hilarious voyage up the Thames. The story is full of mishaps - falling into the river and getting lost in Hampton Court Maze - but also offers comments on the world. This excursion was undertaken at the end of the last century and comments on the times have acquired a deeper fascination.
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" 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" ( Independent)
"One of the funniest books I've ever read. I laughed out loud and that doesn't happen often" (Vic Reeves Daily Express)
"Brought laughter to a country in the throes of Victorian gloom" ( The Times)
"As well as being very funny, it captures the innocence of a time before adventure became synonymous with bungee jumping into ravines in faraway places" ( Observer)
"number two in Esquire's funniest books list...Jerome's comic tale...is reissued...with 30 charming illustrations by...Vic Reeves"
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Book Description Penguin, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140012133
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801400121321.0
Book Description Penguin, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140012133