New PDF release: Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth
By George Grossmith
The diary is that of a guy who recognizes that he's now not a "Somebody" - Charles Pooter of 'The Laurels', Brickfield Terrace, Holloway, a clerk within the urban of London - and it chronicles in hilarious element the typical lifetime of the reduce heart type throughout the nice Victorian age.
Read or Download Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Classics) PDF
Best humor & satire books
Howard D. Weinbrot right here collects 13 of his most crucial essays on recovery and eighteenth-century British satire. Divided into sections on 'contexts' and 'texts', the essays diversity greatly and deeply around the spectrum of satiric types, satirists, satires, and scholarly and demanding difficulties.
Operating adults desperately trying to find how you can "do all of it" will observe tips to permit move of guilt and begin mixing own priorities into their workday. Managers and bosses will locate dozens of feedback for gratifying their staff' wishes for private time and house, from family-friendly rules to daily acts of kindness.
Ny occasions and united states this day Bestseller! Miranda's song checklist with males is terrible. Her latest disaster is Greg. He turns out perfect—gorgeous, witty, interesting. And he and Miranda are in love… till Miranda discovers he left his spouse whilst he figured out she was once pregnant.
Additional info for Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Classics)
It belonged to my poor uncle, and I value it more than anything I have in the world! ” I said: “I’m very sorry. I dare say it will come off. —Got a single copy of the Blackfriars Biweekly News. There was a short list of several names they had omitted; but the stupid people had mentioned our names as “Mr. and Mrs. C. ” Most annoying! Wrote again and I took particular care to write our name in capital letters, POOTER, so that there should be no possible mistake this time. —Absolutely disgusted on opening the Blackfriars Bi-weekly News of to-day, to find the following paragraph: “We have received two letters from Mr.
I woke up with a most terrible head-ache. I could scarcely see, and the back of my neck was as if I had given it a crick. I thought first of sending for a doctor; but I did not think it necessary. When up, I felt faint, and went to Brownish’s, the chemist, who gave me a draught. So bad at the office, had to get leave to come home. Went to another chemist in the City, and I got a draught. Brownish’s dose seems to have made me worse; have eaten nothing all day. To make matters worse, Carrie, every time I spoke to her, answered me sharply— that is, when she answered at all.
Ordered a new pair of trousers at Edwards’s, and told them not to cut them so loose over the boot; the last pair being so loose and also tight at the knee, looked like a sailor’s, and I heard Pitt, that objectionable youth at the office, call out “Hornpipe” as I passed his desk. Carrie has ordered of Miss Jibbons a pink Garibaldi and blue-serge skirt, which I always think looks so pretty at the seaside. In the evening she trimmed herself a little sailor-hat, while I read to her the Exchange and Mart.
Diary of a Nobody (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Classics) by George Grossmith