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Jerome, Jerome K.: Passing of the Third Floor Back. v1. 25 June 2012
Three fantasies, a serious emotional piece, and two light amusing tales with a moral. “Passing of the Third Floor Back” and “The Soul of Nicholas Snyders” were adapted as plays.
“Passing of the Third Floor Back”: an angelic visitor brings out the best in the disagreeable inhabitants of a boarding-house.
“The Philosopher’s Joke”: three middle-aged couples agree to a “time displacement” in hopes of attaining happier lives.
“The Soul of Nicholas Snyders”: a cold-hearted miserly old man exchanges souls with a poor and struggling but happy young man.
“The Love of Ulrich Nebendahl”: he loved his small village and its people above all else.
“Mrs. Korner Sins Her Mercies”; “The Cost of Kindness”: Two different women discover that their well-meant beliefs can have undesireable results.
Again, no illustrations. You can choose small Drop-caps or the simple Large-cap version.
Some of these stories are a little different than most of Jerome's earlier work - give it a read, and see what you think.
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