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The Diary of a Nobody

(1892)
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- The updated 1910 edition.

- Contains a note from the authors, written 1892.

- Features all 33 original illustrations by Weedon Grossmith.

- Bonus features: a publisher’s note and letters from Lord Roseberry and Augustine Birrell, MP.

- An extract from an essay by Hilaire Belloc, MP.

- Fully searchable table of contents.

- Exquisitely formatted and presented in e-book form.

The Grossmith brothers’ comedic masterpiece allows us a peek inside the diaries of the absurdly self-important Charles Pooter, a London banker frustrated by life at every turn.

Detailing the snubs and disappointments and gaffes that befall the hapless Pooter, The Diary of a Nobody has been an laugh-out-loud success for well over a century.

As former prime minister Lord Roseberry says in the notes to this Apostrophe Books edition: “I regard any bedroom I occupy as unfurnished without a copy of it.”

Genre: General Fiction

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