Three Men in a Boat

To Say Nothing of the Dog! (Prion Humor Classics)

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| 21 total contributions of which 16 reviews , 5 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Harris, George, and J. are three Victorian idlers: amiable buffoons who love their food, their drink, and their bachelor home comforts. They're none too keen on work either, especially George, who sleeps at a bank in the City from 10 to 4 every day- ...Continua
mansion
Wrote 5/1/17
A parte qualche passaggio noioso, uno di quei libri che leggo col sorriso fisso e, qualche volta, ridacchiando ad alta voce. Una guida da viaggio mescolata a ricordi, aneddoti storici e privati e una lingua dai tempi e dal lessico perfettamente comic...Continua
Paolo
Wrote 3/31/16

È incredibile che questo libro sia stato scritto più o meno 130 anni fa. Non ci si può credere. Fa ancora molto ridere.

Three Men in a Boat
Originally published in 1889, Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome is still a laugh out loud funny book that reminds me of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Three friends George, Harris and the narrator J (and their...Continua
Luigi Riva
Wrote 11/15/14

Vale la pena leggerlo solo per lo stacco iniziale e le avventure dello Zio Podger.

Didi
Wrote 1/18/14

No he conseguido meterme en la historia en absoluto. Apenas me he enterado de lo que he leído. No sé si es a causa de la traducción o de que los chistes son muy locales, pero la cuestión es que no me he enganchado. Una pena.


Michela Scattone
Wrote Dec 14, 2014, 11:49
I always think that I am doing too much work. It is not because I do not like work. I do like it. I find it very interesting. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Surymae (is back)
Wrote Apr 21, 2009, 15:36
The moon had sunk and left quiet earth alone with the stars. It seemed as if, in the silence and in the hush, while we her children slept, they were talking with her, their sister - conversing of mighty mysteries in voices too vast and deep for every...Continua
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fran_ces
Wrote Feb 05, 2009, 14:23
I like work, mind you; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me, the idea of getting rid of it nearly beaks my heart.
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fran_ces
Wrote Feb 05, 2009, 14:23
[…] a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained. One feels so forgiving and generous after a substantial and well-digested meal – so noble-minded,...Continua
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fran_ces
Wrote Jan 29, 2009, 15:20
In the present instance, going back to the liver-pill circular, I had the symptoms, beyond all mistakes, chief among them being 'a general disinclination to work of any kind'.
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