The Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody

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Anxious, accident-prone, occasionally waspish, Charles Pooter has come to be seen as the epitome of English suburban life. His diary chronicles encounters with difficult tradesmen, the delights of home improvements, small parties, minor embarrassments, and problems with his troublesome son. The suburban world he inhabits is hilariously and painfully familiar in its small-mindedness and its essential decency. Both celebration and critique, The Diary of a Nobody has often been imitated, but never bettered. This book is intended for general reader; students of popular fiction, comedy, at undergraduate level.
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  • Paperback | 157 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 12.7mm | 136.08g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • line drawings by Weedon Grossmith
  • 019282404X
  • 9780192824042

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