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Jerome K Jerome (1859 - 1927)
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Jerome K Jerome, the K stands for Klapka, was an English author, best known for the humorous travelogue Three Men in a Boat.
He was born at 1 Caldmore Road, on the corner of Bradford Street in Walsall, then in Staffordshire, where there is now a museum in his honour, and was brought up in poverty in London.
Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel; a sequel to Three Men in a Boat, and several other novels.
At some time these poems, stories and books have been read, or will be read in the Learn English Book Club with Your Teacher online.