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Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

By Leacock, Stephen

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Title: Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich  
Author: Leacock, Stephen
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Comedy, Humor
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich
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Publication Date:
1914
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Leacock, S. (1914). Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich. Retrieved from http://www.self.gutenberg.org/


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Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follow-up to his 1912 classic Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. Like that work, it is a sequence of interlocking stories set in one town, but instead of focusing on a small Canadian town in the countryside, it is set in a major American metropolis and its characters are the upper crust of society. Although currently not as well-known as the earlier book, Arcadian Adventures was extremely popular in North America at the time of its publication and for a while was considered the greater success. It was also translated and published by the Bolshevik government soon after the 1917 revolution and it became a bestseller in the Soviet Union.

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Comedy, Humor

 
 



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