The Diary of a Nobody (Modern Classics)

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9780140005103: The Diary of a Nobody (Modern Classics)

The fictional chronicles of the anxious, accident-prone, and very English Charles Pooter. Originally serialised in 'Punch' before appearing in book form in 1892.

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George Grossmith (1847-1912) and Weedon Grossmith (1852-1919), were brothers whose father was a friend of Henry Irving (whose theater was managed by Bram Stoker), Ellen Terry and her family, and other theatrical people. Both pursued successful theatrical careers. In 1888 The Diary of a Nobody began to appear in Punch, with text by both brothers and illustrations by Weedon. Its popularity with a wide range of readership was immediate, and has not faltered.

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Published by Penguin Books 1975-11-01 (1975)
ISBN 10: 0140005102 ISBN 13: 9780140005103
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