Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome
In BriefThree London friends and a dog take a leisurely boat trip up the River Thames. Their story is a tapestry of comical incidents, anecdotes on various topics, loosely connected digressions and descriptive pieces on the places they pass.
Why you should read itWritten over a century ago, the book has become a classic of British humorous writing, with a timeless, universal appeal. If nothing else, you need to read it to discover why it has maintained such a large following to this day.