My Remarkable Uncle and Other Sketches

My Remarkable Uncle and Other Sketches

Book - 1994
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This celebrated collection of sketches sparkles with Stephen Leacock's humour and shines with the warmth of his wit.

The comical E.P., star of the title essay, "My Remarkable Uncle," is a classic Leacock character. He is president of a railway with a letterhead but no rails, and he heads a bank that boasts credit but no cash whatsoever - all of which trouble E.P. not in the least.

My Remarkable Uncle , a wonderful smorgasbord of mirth served up by a master of comedy, includes several essays, a short story, a political parable, and personal reflections on a dizzying array of subjects.

Here, in rich abundance, are the inspired nonsense and the unerring eye for human folly that have made Stephen Leacock Canada's most celebrated humorist.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart Inc., [1994], c1942
ISBN: 9780771099656
0771099657
Branch Call Number: 819.752 Leaco 05ad 01
Characteristics: 243 p. --

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