Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow is a collection of humorous essays by Jerome K. Jerome.
“What readers ask nowadays in a book is that it should improve, instruct, and elevate. This book wouldn’t elevate a cow. I cannot conscientiously recommend it for any useful purposes whatever. All I can suggest is that when you get tired of reading ‘the best hundred books, ‘ you may take this up for half an hour. It will be a change.”