Three Men In A Boat

  • by Jerome K Jerome
  • Narrated by Hugh Laurie
  • 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.’s small fox-terrier Montmorency.
Three Men in a Boat was an instant success when it appeared in 1889, and, with its benign escapism, authorial discursions and wonderful evocation of the late-Victorian ‘clerking classes’, it hilariously captured the spirit of its age.


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Rip roaring comedy

Brilliant rendering by Hugh Laurie. My best scene would be , where he explains how the stomach controls the brain.
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- Krishnan S. Raghavan

Period Piece

Hugh Laurie sounding nothing like House! The feeling of life for the happy elite is seductive to imagine, although the author is clearly keeping a satirical point of view.
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- Quahog

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-05-2011
  • Publisher: The Copyright Group