Three Men in a Boat (Three Men, #1) Three Men in a Boat question

what does it owe to The Wind in the Willows ?
Boweavil Boweavil Jun 07, 2018 09:59PM
Recently have read both of these books - just coincidentally, not on purpose - but noted so many similarities that I couldn't ignore them. Does anyone else out there feel the same?

deleted member Jun 08, 2018 10:04AM   0 votes
Your title question should be the other way round as Three Men was published about 20 years before Wind in the Willows.

I must say apart from the river setting, friendship and humorous escapades I don't see much in common and the latter 2 are so common that it doesn't mean much. However, it has been a few years since I read Wind in the Willows.

What similarities have you found?

Boweavil Well, isn't there egg on my face! Thank you for setting me straight. Even though the relationship is reversed, there are still some striking similarit ...more
Jun 08, 2018 07:32PM · flag

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