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Diary of a Nobody

writerinthenorth
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Diary of a Nobody

Postby writerinthenorth » Mon April 30th, 2012, 9:22 am

Charles Pooter slips fully-formed into these pages and delights us with his naive observations on his own humdrum domestic life in Victorian England. Among the great skills of the brothers Grossmith who created this classic character are their ability to make Pooter's low-reaching snobbery endearing, the clarity of caricature that allows us to see the real world behind cast in an absurd light, and a quality of humour that wraps us in like welcome guests at a modest but convivial party.

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Postby Justin Swanton » Tue May 1st, 2012, 6:42 am

I read this book several times and loved it.
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