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Title: Three Men in a Boat
Author: Jerome K. Jerome
ISBN: 978-0-195863-21-5
Genre: Adventure, Classics
Level: 5

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Nature and environment

Three young men - George, Harris and J, and Montmorency (the dog) set off on a boating holiday up the River Thames. Their plan is to row, or tow, their boat from London to Oxford and back.

All kinds of funny things happen as they travel from place to place. Harris disappears at a picnic, Montmorency encounters an old cat, and George and J try to impress a photographer but end up in a terrible mess.

Read on and find out the answers to some important questions about boating and life: what does a tow-line do when you turn your back on it? How do you get a kettle to boil on a boat? What can happen to a toothbrush and paraffin oil when you travel?

Jerome K. Jerome lived at the beginning of this century, and wrote many humorous books and plays. Three Men in a Boat is one of the funniest stories in English literature.

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