Three Men on the Bummel
Publish date: November 17th 1983
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Lamentablemente muy inferior al anterior 'Tres hombres en un bote'.
Possibly the funniest thing I've ever read. Reminds me of a 19th Century Bill Bryson.
Short, hilarious read. You won't learn anything or change your world views, but it's well written and highly entertaining.
This is the zenith, the summit, the highest peak reached by a certain kind of British humour I like. Those who are keen of PG Wodehouse may object a couple of things to this remark and probably they have their point: the thing is that I never read anything by Wodehouse (by the way: from which book s...
"A 'Bummel'," I explained, "I should describe as a journey, long or short, without an end; the only thing regulating it being the necessity of getting back within a given time to the point from which one started…... But long or short, but here or there, our thoughts are ever on the running of the sa...