Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel
From Shelf: The 100 best novels written in English: the full list (Robert McCrum, The Guardian Dec 2021)
Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a 'T'. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks.
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