The Diary of a Nobody, by George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith; 4th This fictitious diary details fifteen months in the life of Mr. Charles Pooter. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Diary of a Nobody is a comic masterpiece which has been hugely influential since its first publication in This edition features Weedon Grossmith’s.

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The Diary of a Nobody. Stream audiobook and download chapters. Title, Author or Keyword. Set in the late Victorian era, the diary accurately documents the manners, customs, trends and experiences of the time. First appearing in Punch magazine through the yearsThe Diary of a Nobody was first published in book form in and has entertained readers ever since.

Written as diary entries, the novel records the daily mishaps and follows the humiliations of the Pooter family. Life in the Pooter household consists of busy interactions, endless renovations and mundane chores, giving the impression of an ordinary functioning family. However, it is this simplicity that nohody humor as the scenarios are grossmitg out. The social ladder is of key importance in the novel, as the Pooters high social aspirations are depicted through their humorous attempts to conceal their lower middle class status.

Unsurprisingly, their attempts backfire and only make them look more ridiculous in the eyes of their acquaintances. Throughout the satire, Pooter is nothing less than a magnet for trouble and must face the never ending cycle of social grssmith, home renovations and finding solutions to work and family differences. Victorian society, social class and self-importance are just some of the themes explored in these humorous, yet strikingly familiar everyday situations.


The wits and creativity with which Grossmith cautiously illustrates Victorian society and its synthetic values throughout the novel, is what truly marks the novel as a work of genius. For it is the empty vessels that make the most sound. MP3 Download Nobkdy mp3 files for each chapter of this book in one zip file Wikipedia — The Diary of a Nobody. Wikipedia — Nobory Grossmith. Wikipedia — Weedon Grossmith.

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The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith

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The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith

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