The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow: A Book for an Idle Holiday

The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow: A Book for an Idle Holiday

by Jerome K. Jerome

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Overview

'What readers ask nowadays in a book is that it should improve, instruct, and elevate. This book wouldn't elevate a cow... All I can suggest is that when you get tired of reading "the best hundred books", you may take this up for half an hour. It will be a change.'
A book of essays and observations by one of the finest humorists of all time, 'Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow' has remained a classic since it was first published in the late nineteenth century. Writing on a whimsically diverse range of topics-on being idle ('It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do'); on memory ('That is just the way with Memory; nothing that she brings to us is complete'); on being hard up ('Being poor is a mere trifle. It is being known to be poor that is the sting'); on being in love ('Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. Also, like the measles, we take it only once')-Jerome K. Jerome has delighted readers over generations.
Now part of the Speaking Tiger Ruskin Bond Selections, 'Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow' is a book for all seasons, and comes especially recommended for idle holidays.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789385755651
Publisher: Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt Ltd
Publication date: 02/10/2016
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 1,182,922
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.39(d)

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