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Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

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Jerome K. Jerome was born in Walsall, Staffordshire, England on May 2, 1859. He grew up in London and had to leave school at the age of 14 because of his parents' death. Afterwards, he worked as a clerk, an actor, a journalist, and a school teacher. In 1885, he published his first book On the Stage näytä lisää - and Off: The Brief Career of a Would-Be Actor. This was followed by numerous plays, books, and magazine articles including Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Three Men in a Boat, and Three Men on the Bummel. He founded the weekly magazine To-Day in 1893 and edited it and a monthly magazine called The Idler until 1898. He also worked as a lecturer. During World War I, he enlisted in the French army as an ambulance driver because he was rejected for active service in his own country. He published his autobiography My Life and Times in 1926. He suffered a paralytic stroke and a cerebral hemorrhage and died on June 14, 1927. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Three Men in a Boat & Three Men on the Bummel (1889) 1,106 kappaletta, 26 arvostelua
Joutilaita mietteitä (1886) 593 kappaletta, 11 arvostelua
Diary of a Pilgrimage (1891) 130 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
My Life and Times (1926) 126 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Told After Supper (1891) 120 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1899) 88 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Novel Notes (1893) 75 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Passing of the Third Floor Back (1907) 50 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
They and I (1909) 46 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
On the Art of Making Up One's Mind (2010) 38 kappaletta, 13 arvostelua
Tommy and Co. (1904) 38 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Tea-Table Talk (1903) 32 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Three Men in a Boat: The Graphic Novel (2011) — original author — 30 kappaletta
The Philosopher's Joke (1909) 29 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Christmas Ghosts: An Anthology (1978) 26 kappaletta
Three Men in a Boat (Pulp! The Classics) (2014) 23 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Paul Kelver (1902) 22 kappaletta
All Roads Lead to Calvary (1919) 21 kappaletta
Three Men in a Boat (abridged) (2003) 21 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Observations of Henry (1901) 21 kappaletta
Idle Ideas in 1905 (1905) 17 kappaletta
Clocks (2002) 15 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Dancing Partner [short story] (1999) 14 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Other Jerome K. Jerome (1984) 14 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Malvina of Brittany (1916) 14 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
John Ingerfield and Other Stories (1894) 13 kappaletta
Miscellany of Sense and Nonsense (1923) 12 kappaletta
Fanny and the Servant Problem (1909) 12 kappaletta
Three Men in the Dark: Tales of Terror (2017) — Tekijä — 11 kappaletta
The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow | Stage-Land (1890) 11 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Sense and Nonsense (1923) 10 kappaletta
Works of Jerome K. Jerome (1967) 9 kappaletta
The Cost of Kindness (1909) 9 kappaletta
The Master of Mrs. Chilvers (1911) 9 kappaletta
My First Book (1894) — Johdanto — 9 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The New Utopia (1987) 8 kappaletta
The Love of Ulrich Nebendahl (1909) 7 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
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Mrs. Korner Sins Her Mercies (2012) — Tekijä — 5 kappaletta
Anthony John 5 kappaletta
Dreams (2009) 5 kappaletta
Weeds (1892) 5 kappaletta
The Fawn Gloves (2012) 4 kappaletta
Complete Works of Jerome K. Jerome (2015) 4 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
American Wives and Others (1904) 4 kappaletta
The Man Who Would Manage (1965) 3 kappaletta
Obras selectas (1984) 3 kappaletta
Uncle Podger (1995) 3 kappaletta
Jerome K. Jerome: 14 Books in 1 (2006) 3 kappaletta
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The Cost of Kindness | Clocks (2007) 2 kappaletta
Čas mého života (2017) 1 kappale
Ghost Stories (1995) 1 kappale
A Pathetic Story 1 kappale
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The Snake 1 kappale
The Skeleton 1 kappale
Sunset 1 kappale
Idle Thoughts on Ireland — Tekijä — 1 kappale
Del natural (1946) 1 kappale
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On Being Idle 1 kappale

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The Omnibus of Crime (1929) — Avustaja — 212 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Victorian Tales of Mystery and Detection: An Oxford Anthology (1991) — Avustaja — 174 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: 12 Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (1957) — Avustaja — 163 kappaletta, 7 arvostelua
Short Stories from the Strand (1992) — Avustaja — 141 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Saturday Evening Post Treasury (1954) — Avustaja — 138 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Best Dog Stories (1990) — Avustaja — 118 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
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Famous Fantastic Mysteries (1991) — Avustaja — 66 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Ghosts of Christmas Past (2017) 60 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
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100 Hilarious Little Howlers (1999) — Avustaja — 54 kappaletta
Stories of Ghosts, Witches, and Demons (1971) — Avustaja — 54 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics (2005) — Avustaja — 54 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
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Gaslit Nightmares (1988) — Avustaja — 44 kappaletta
A Century of Humour (1934) — Avustaja — 42 kappaletta
The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories (1994) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Fifth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1969) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (1996) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery, and Horror (1928) — Avustaja — 32 kappaletta
Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tales of the Supernatural (2002) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
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The Ghost Story MEGAPACK®: 25 Classic Tales by Masters (2013) — Avustaja — 23 kappaletta
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Gaslit Nightmares: No. 2 (1991) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
Scientific Romance: An International Anthology of Pioneering Science Fiction (2016) — Avustaja — 16 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Stories in the Dark: Tales of Terror (1989) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Cat Encounters: A Cat-Lover's Anthology (1979) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
The Seventeenth Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories (1981) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
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Classic Dog Stories (Macmillan Collector's Library) (2020) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
The Haunted Dolls (1980) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Ghosts and Ghastlies (1976) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
Creepies, Creepies, Creepies (1977) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
The Fireside Treasury of Modern Humor (1963) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
30 Eternal Masterpieces of Humorous Stories (2017) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 9, May 1975 (1975) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Det nappar! Det nappar! : en antologi (2006) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Tails to Wag: Classic Canine Stories (2014) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection (2010) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Short Stories: The Timeless Collection (Unabridged) (2007) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
The Children's Own Treasure Book (1947) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Klassisia kauhukertomuksia (2021) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Ghost Stories — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Short Stories: The Nostalgia Collection (2008) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Sixteen On: An Anthology of Railway Stories (1957) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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Yleistieto

Kanoninen nimi
Jerome, Jerome K.
Virallinen nimi
Jerome, Jerome Clapp (birth)
Muut nimet
Jerome, Jerome Klapka
Syntymäaika
1859-05-02
Kuolinaika
1927-06-14
Hautapaikka
St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire, England, UK (ashes)
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
UK
Syntymäpaikka
Caldmore, Walsall, England, UK
Kuolinpaikka
Northampton, East Midlands, England, UK
Kuolinsyy
cerebral hemorrhage
Asuinpaikat
Walsall, Staffordshire, England, UK
Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England, UK
London, England, UK (Poplar ∙ East End)
Northampton, Northhamptonshire, England
Koulutus
Philological School in Lisson Grove
Ammatit
novelist
humorist
playwright
actor
teacher
railway worker (näytä kaikki 9)
clerk
journalist
ambulance driver (WWI)
Suhteet
Barr, Robert (co-editor of The Idler)
Organisaatiot
London and North Western Railway
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1889).

Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat, and several other novels.

Jerome was born in Caldmore, Walsall, England. He was the fourth child of Marguerite Jones and Jerome Clapp (who later renamed himself Jerome Clapp Jerome), an ironmonger and lay preacher who dabbled in architecture. He had two sisters, Paulina and Blandina, and one brother, Milton, who died at an early age. Jerome was registered as Jerome Clapp Jerome, like his father's amended name, and the Klapka appears to be a later variation (after the exiled Hungarian general György Klapka). The family fell into poverty owing to bad investments in the local mining industry, and debt collectors visited often, an experience that Jerome described vividly in his autobiography My Life and Times (1926).[3]

The young Jerome attended St Marylebone Grammar School. He wished to go into politics or be a man of letters, but the death of his father when Jerome was 13 and of his mother when he was 15 forced him to quit his studies and find work to support himself. He was employed at the London and North Western Railway, initially collecting coal that fell along the railway, and he remained there for four years.

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Par rapport aux trois titres existants pour la traduction française, Trois hommes sur un vélo est sans doute le moins bien approprié. On retrouve bien en effet 3 hommes, anglais, les mêmes héros que dans Trois hommes dans un bateau du même auteur (et bien plus connu), qui décident de s'offrir une "balade", sans leurs femmes, en Allemagne. Ils font bien sûr du vélo, ce qui donne lieu à quelques réflexions amusantes sur le sujet, mais il voyagent aussi en train, en bateau ou en calèche.
Ce récit humoristique est surtout l'occasion de comparer et souvent de se moquer des moeurs et usages anglais et allemand au tout début du XXème siécle. Pas désagréable même si c'est forcément daté.
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KersuFr | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 17, 2024 |
Enjoying it -- particularly the description of the uncle hanging a painting -- until chapter 7 dropped the N-word out of the blue, which was startlingly unpleasant.
 
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hayprincessa | Feb 2, 2024 |
Generally, I dislike Victorian authors. Many, like Dickens, were writing for serialized publication in magazines for which they were paid by the word, and it shows. JKJ, on the other hand, strikes the right balance for a modern audience. His work is just florid enough to evoke an after-dinner conversation with a skilled raconteur. He has a fine sense of how long he can indulge in describing a place before moving on to something happening. 3MiaB is filled with fine dashes of gentle, self-deprecating irony and occasional stabbing wit. One need not be a scholar of 19th century history or literature to appreciate its content.… (lisätietoja)
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