Diary of a Nobody

Grossmith, George


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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 system and the inherent snobbishness of the suburban middle classes. It sends up contemporary crazes for Aestheticism, spiritualism and bicycling, as well as the fashion for publishing diaries by anybody and everybody.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publication date: 26/08/1999
Illustrator: Grossmith, Weedon

ISBN: 9780140437324 Categories: ,