Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
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.
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Review: Sunshine Sketches of a Little TownUser Review - Beth - ;) - Goodreads
I remembered reading this while in high school back in the '50s. Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a well-known humorist in his day and the Sketches are thought to be loosely based on the town of ... Read full review