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The Garden of Folly

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:The Garden of Folly
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(23 of 59 for author by title)
The Gathering Financial Crisis in Canada. A Survey of the Present Critical Situation.
Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day
Published:   1924
Publisher:Dodd, Mead & Company
Tags:Canadiana, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour
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Preface. Concerning Humour and Humourists

I The Secrets of Success

II The Human Mind Up To Date

III The Human Body: Its Care and Prevention

IV The Perfect Salesman

V Romances of Business

1. Alfred of the Advertisements

2. Tom Lachford Promoter

3. Our Business Benefactors

VI The Perfect Lover’s Guide

VII The Progress of Human Knowledge

1. The Restoration of Whiskers

2. Then and Now

VIII Glimpses of the Future in America

IX My Unposted Correspondence

X Letters to the New Rulers of the World

1. To the Secretary of the League of Nations

2. To a Disconsolate King

3. To a Plumber

4. To a Hotel Manager

5. To a Prohibitionist

6. To a Spiritualist [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.

Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.

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