Jerome K. Jerome





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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Average rating: 3.9 · 51,514 ratings · 4,086 reviews · 240 distinct worksSimilar authors
Three Men in a Boat (Three ...

3.90 avg rating — 38,839 ratings — published 1889 — 748 editions
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Three Men on the Bummel (Th...

3.81 avg rating — 3,860 ratings — published 1900 — 172 editions
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Three Men in a Boat and Thr...

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4.09 avg rating — 2,668 ratings — published 1889 — 52 editions
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Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fe...

3.86 avg rating — 1,750 ratings — published 1886 — 171 editions
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Novel Notes

3.82 avg rating — 378 ratings — published 1893 — 52 editions
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Diary of a Pilgrimage

3.87 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 1891 — 47 editions
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Second Thoughts Of An Idle ...

3.79 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1898 — 83 editions
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Told After Supper

3.60 avg rating — 309 ratings — published 1891 — 55 editions
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Selected Short Stories From...

4.29 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2007
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They and I

3.70 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1909 — 42 editions
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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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