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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Jerome K. Jerome

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. Jerome K. Jerome Marker
Inscription.
Jerome K
Jerome
1859-1927
Author of
"Three Men in a Boat"
lived here
1884-1885

 
Erected 2014 by Marchmont Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Marchmont Association Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 51° 31.524′ N, 0° 7.564′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Tavistock Place just east of Woburn Place, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Tavistock Place, London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 9RE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lenin (a few steps from this marker); Mary Anne Clarke (a few steps from this marker); William Empson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Ashton (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenneth Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley (within shouting distance of this marker); Emlyn Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); William Reeve (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
More about this marker.
Jerome K. Jerome Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 14, 2018
2. Jerome K. Jerome Marker - wide view
The Jerome K. Jerome plaque is visible on the right, with the plaque for Lenin visible further on the left.
According to the Marchmont Association website, this plaque was unveiled on May 21, 2014, with with Griff Rhys Jones and Rory McGrath as special guests.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jerome K. Jerome (Wikipedia). "Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humorist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1889)....Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat, and several other novels." (Submitted on July 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.) 

2. Three Men in a Boat (Wikipedia). "Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston upon Thames to Oxford and back to Kingston. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of local history along the route, but the humorous elements took over to the point where the serious and somewhat sentimental passages seem a distraction to the comic novel. One of the most praised things about Three Men in a Boat is how undated it appears to modern readers – the jokes have been praised
Jerome K. Jerome image. Click for full size.
Bain News Service (photo courtesy of the Libary of Congress), circa 1912
3. Jerome K. Jerome
as seeming fresh and witty even today." (Submitted on July 14, 2018.) 

3. Three Men in a Boat [Jerome K Jerome] Full Movie- With Subtitles (YouTube, 67 mins.). A 1975 BBC produced a version for television adapted by Tom Stoppard and directed by Stephen Frears, with Tim Curry as J., Michael Palin as Harris, and Stephen Moore as George (Submitted on July 14, 2018.) 
 
Additional keywords. Bloomsbury
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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