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Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

Jerome, Jerome Klapka. An English humorist and story-writer; born in Walsall, May 2, 1859; died in 1927. He wrote: ‘On the Stage—and Off’ (1885), largely autobiographical; ‘Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow’; and a comedy, ‘Barbara.’ ‘Three Men in a Boat’ (1889) was the success of its year; after which time his labors as dramatist, journalist, and story-teller have been many.