Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (Google eBook)
Affectionately combining both the idyllic and ironic, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is Stephen Leacock’s most beloved book. Set in fictional Mariposa, an Ontario town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti, these sketches present a remarkable range of characters: some irritating, some exasperating, some foolhardy, but all endearing. Painted with the skilful brushstrokes of a great comic artist, the delightful inhabitants of Mariposa represent the people of small towns everywhere.
As fresh, funny, and insightful today as when it was first published in 1912, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is Stephen Leacock at his best – colourful, imaginative, and thoroughly entertaining.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Sunshine Sketches of a Little TownUser Review - Jason - Goodreads
Going through some papers, and found some scraps worth sharing before they hit the recycle bin. The first are some notes I took in the summer of 2005 when I was contemplating a return to school. I ... Read full review
Review: Sunshine Sketches of a Little TownUser Review - Zheng Tao - Goodreads
This is now one of my favourite non-depressing/uplifting pieces of literature! Leacock's satire is remarkable because it completely ridicules the people in it, but at the same time, it does so with ... Read full review
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