Jerome K. Jerome 1859—1927

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English writer and humorist, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat. Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat; and several other novels.

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Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886)

Published in 1886 and dedicated to the writer’s ally in idling—his pipe—this collection of entertaining essays established Jerome K. Jerome as an more »


Three Men in a Boat (1889)

The erratic progress of J. Harris, George and Montmorency the dog won immediate approval of Londoners, while readers all over the world saw Three Men more »


Three Men on the Bummel (1900)

A “bummel” is a journey without end. Whether we want to or not, most of us have to settle with a return to our regular exertions. So do these heroes of more »