Author James Thurber

Author James Thurber

Just a quick heads up that I have another review over on Shiny New Books today! This time I’ve been making the acquaintance of the great American humorist, James Thurber.

Poster for the Danny Kaye film

Poster for the Danny Kaye film

Thurber is probably best known for his story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, which was a hugely successful film with Danny Kaye (I *love* Danny Kaye!).

walter-mitty-book

However, the book, which has been released in a shiny new edition with a striking cover by Penguin Modern Classics, turns out to be quite a different kettle of fish – pop over to Shiny, and have a look at my review, which is here!

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