This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||The Garden of Folly|
|Publisher:||Dodd, Mead & Company|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour|
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.]
Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler
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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