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Jerome K Jerome


(Jerome Klapka Jerome)
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Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English writer and humorist, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat.

Jerome was born in Caldmore, Walsall, England, where there is now a museum in his honour, and was brought up in poverty in London.

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