Jerome K. Jerome


Born
in Walsall, Staffordshire, The United Kingdom
May 02, 1859

Died
June 14, 1927

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Jerome Klapka Jerome (May 2, 1859 – June 14, 1927) was an English author, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat.

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Novel Notes

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They And I

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“I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”
Jerome K. Jerome

“Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.”
Jerome K. Jerome, Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

“I can't sit still and see another man slaving and working. I want to get up and superintend, and walk round with my hands in my pockets, and tell him what to do. It is my energetic nature. I can't help it.”
Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat

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