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A Thurber carnival.

James Thurber

A Thurber carnival.

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Published by French .
Written in English


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James Thurber’s unique ability to convey the vagaries of life in a funny, witty, and often satirical way earned him accolades as one of the finest humorists of the twentieth century. A bestseller upon its initial publication inThe Thurber Carnival captures the depth of his talent and the breadth of his wit.

A bestseller upon its initial publication inThe Thurber Carnival captures the depth of his talent and the breadth of his wit.

The stories compiled here, almost all of which first appeared in The New Yorker, are from his uproarious and candid collection My World and Welcome to It—including the American classic "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"—as well as from The Owl.

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