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A comic look at the curious habits and customs of the inhabitants of 'Stage Land'. Actors and fans of theater will thoroughly enjoy Jerome K. Jerome's series of humorous essays on the subject. In Stage-Land, Jerome mercilessly skewers theatrical cliches and the quirks and foibles of the men and women who bring these characters to life.
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Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1889). Jerome was born in Walsall, Staffordshire in 1859, and educated at Marylebone Grammar School. He left school aged fourteen to become a railway clerk, the first of a long line of jobs which included acting, teaching and journalism. His first book On Stage and Off, a collection of humorous pieces about the theatre, was well received on its publication 1885 and was followed by The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886), his most famous work, Three Men in a Boat (1890) and its sequel Three Men on the Bummel (1900). In 1892 Jerome, together with some friends, founded The Idler, an illustrated...More

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