Three men in a boat: (to say nothing of the dog)

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Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them just fine. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather forecasts, and tins of pineapple chunks-not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.'s small fox-terrier Montmorency. Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) 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.
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display_description "George, William, and J. agree on one thing. They're overworked and need a rest. A week on "the rolling deep"--they decide--may be just the thing! So off they go with Montmorency, the dog, anticipating the joys of long, lazy days during a glorious Victorian summer. What happens to these bungling bachelors on a two-week rowing excursion up the Thames provides fodder for one of the best-known classics of English humor." -- back cover.
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subject_facet Black Forest (Germany) -- Fiction, Boats and boating -- England -- Thames River -- Fiction, Boats and boating -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Male friendship -- Fiction, Thames River (England) -- Fiction, Young men -- Travel -- England -- Thames River -- Fiction
title_display Three men in a boat : (to say nothing of the dog)
title_full Three Men in a Boat: (To Say Nothing of the Dog) Three Men in a Boat Series, Book 1, Three men in a boat : (to say nothing of the dog) / Jerome K. Jerome, Three men in a boat [electronic resource] : (to say nothing of the dog) / Jerome K. Jerome, Three men in a boat [electronic resource] : (to say nothing of the dog) / by Jerome K. Jerome
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