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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A gorgeous, funny tale told by Hugh Laurie.

Jerome K Jerome's wonderfully funny tale of three men and a dog going on a river holiday is rendered perfectly by Hugh Laurie. He captures the deluded optimism, the ineptness and the trials of three friends who have scant idea of what they are doing. I could listen to this beloved classic over and over.
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- Denny R.


Great choice of narrator. Humorous in parts, a bit dreary in others. Glad a chose to listen to it rather than read the book.
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- Jenny

Book Details

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