Jerome Klapka Jerome was an English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat. Other works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat; and several other novels.
Jerome K. Jerome’s Mrs. Korner Sins Her Mercies revolves around the married life of the Korners and their everyday problems. Mrs. Korner seems to be unhappy and she desires a more common and lighthearted husband. The situation comes to a turning point when Mr. Korner comes home drunk after an enlightening conversation with his cousin who told him of the devotion, similar to that of dogs, of the South American women. By comparison with his married life and with the coldness and the constant criticism of his wife, he gets home drunk and behaves badly, humiliating and scaring her to death.…What happens next? Read this unrivalled story to find out.