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    Penguin Modern Classics: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty & Other Pieces

    By: James Thurber

    $23.00
     
     
    ISBN
    9780141182919
    Date Released
    Binding
    Paperback
    Pages
    416
     

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    Description
    James Thurber is universally admired for his hilarious sense of humour, off-beat imagination and unique take on the world around him. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, in which a young man's fantasies have a much more powerful hold on him than reality, is probably his best-known prose work, but this selection also contains wonderfully entertaining essays, poetry and cartoons gathered from all of Thurber's collections. Poking fun at his own weaknesses and those of other people (and dogs) - the English teacher who looked only at figures of speech, the Airedale who refused to include him in the family, the botany lecturer who despaired of him totally - James Thurber is essential reading for everyone who loves to laugh.

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