Miseries of Human Life

James Beresford Michelle Lovric


Miseries of Human Life

Miseries of Human Life

  • Title: Miseries of Human Life
  • Author: James Beresford Michelle Lovric
  • ISBN: 9780312154257
  • Page: 468
  • Format: Hardcover



This hilarious, nearly 200 year old bestseller proves once and for all that the things change, the they stay the same First published in 1806, The Miseries of Human Life won rave reviews from Sir Walter Scott as a work of wit, much humor and perfect originality Now, New York Times bestselling author Michelle Lovric has updated the classic for the 90s, adThis hilarious, nearly 200 year old bestseller proves once and for all that the things change, the they stay the same First published in 1806, The Miseries of Human Life won rave reviews from Sir Walter Scott as a work of wit, much humor and perfect originality Now, New York Times bestselling author Michelle Lovric has updated the classic for the 90s, adding a dangling black ball and chain bookmark.


Recent Comments "Miseries of Human Life"

Extracts of a longer work, this hones in very specifically on the miseries, rather than the frame around them.As such, the miseries are not earth-shattering terrors and problems but the pinpricks of irritation we all find in life.I love how they are expressed, neatly and elegantly describing some misery that a reader can easily identify with. Some problems (walking down a narrow alleyway behind a slow fat man) are still with us - and for those that aren’t, the description means it doesn’t ta [...]

It's kind of attractive because of the historical background of it, but generally speaking that's a very boring book, written in a language so complex that you have to read each paragraph twice to even understand the basic gist of it. Unless you want to have a peek into how life was 200 years ago and what aspects of it are still here, this is basically a waste of time.

Saving this so I can find it easily in the future. The copy we had on hand at the university library I used to work for had a ball-and-chain bookmark. This book is a gem, and I highly recommend it to any purveyors of satire.

This is actually a beautiful little book. Great art and pokes fun and the agony of being alive with quotes and little stories. Given to me from a friend who is married to a man with Paranoid Schizophrenia, it was a lovely birthday present!

resurrection of a classic look at the grievances and petty annoyances of everyday life in georgian england. it was surprising how many were s applicable 200years later


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