Year 2

1889: Three Men in a Boat

Author: Jerome K. Jerome

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This long-lived comedic account of travel along the Thames was considered in somewhat poor taste when first published. Popular when initially published, this book continues to live on, mainly as a meme of TV, stage, and the written word. Several TV and movie adaptations of the title have been made, and Connie Willis published a sci-fi novel in 1997 that gave nod to the book, titling her work ‘To Say Nothing of the Dog’.

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