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- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The Diary of a Nobody is written by Victorian actor and journalist George Grossmith and his brother Weedon. It is about a humorous and accident-prone character called Charles Pooter. Pooter's diary accounts his daily routine, which includes parties, minor embarrassments, and relationship with his troublesome son. The book is based in nineteenth... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
Weedon Grossmith's 1892 book presents the details of English suburban life through the anxious and accident-prone character of Charles Pooter. Pooter's diary chronicles his daily routine, which includes small parties, minor embarrassments, home improvements, and his relationship with a troublesome son. The small minded but essentially decent suburban... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
This uproarious comic novel is a must-read for lovers of classic British humor. The Diary of a Nobody follows the travails of one Charles Pooter, a middle-class clerk with high-society aspirations and outrageous delusions of grandeur. You'll laugh out loud at Pooter's pretentiousness and plenteous faux pas as he attempts to move up the treacherous... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 5.99
Mr Charles Pooter is a respectable man. He has just moved into a very desirable home in Holloway with his dear wife Carrie, from where he commutes to his job of valued clerk at a reputable bank in the City. Unfortunately neither his dear friends Mr Cummings and Mr Gowing, nor the butcher, the greengrocer's boy and the Lord Mayor seem to recognise... more...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99
The Diary of a Nobody is a nineteenth-century comic novel co-written by the two English brothers George and Weedon Grossmith. The volume also includes illustrations by the latter author. Being first published in the magazine Punch before taking the present form, The Diary of a Nobody is considered today as a brilliant humor classic of the English... more...
- Apostrophe Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.50
- The updated 1910 edition. - Contains a note from the authors, written 1892. - Features all 33 original illustrations by Weedon Grossmith. - A publisher?s note and letters from Lord Roseberry and Augustine Birrell, MP. - An extract from an essay by Hilaire Belloc, MP. - Fully searchable table of contents. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01
Anxious, accident-prone, occasionally waspish, Charles Pooter has come to be seen as the epitome of English suburban life. This edition features Weedon Grossmith's hilarious illustrations and is complemented by an introduction detailing the book's social background. more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 4.21
To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. THE DIARY OF A NOBODY Mr Charles Pooter is a respectable man. He has just moved into a very desirable... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 9.86
THE DIARY OF A NOBODY began as a serial in Punch and the book which followed in 1892 has never been out of print. The Grossmith brothers not only created an immortal comic character but produced a clever satire of their society. Mr Pooter is an office clerk and upright family man in a dull 1880s suburb. His diary is a wonderful portrait of the class... more...