A charming satire of middle-class suburbia by George and Weedon Grossmith,with original illustrations from the latter and an afterword by Paul Bailey.The Diary of a Nobody is a comic masterpiece which has been hugely influential since its first publication in 1892. This edition features Weedon Grossmith’s original illustrations and an afterword by novelist Paul Bailey.Proud to be ensconced with his wife Carrie at ‘The Laurels’ in the desirable London suburb of Hollowaybank clerk Charles Pooter decides to keep a diary. From the frequent visits from his dear friends Mr Cummings and Mr Gowing to the ups and downs of his feckless son Lupinthe self-regarding Mr Pooter considersmistakenlythat all aspects of his life are worthy of note. The result is a hilarious spoof and a perfectly pitched satire on late Victorian society.
The Diary of a Nobody
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