Jerome K. Jerome was born in 1859. He was an English humorist best kwn for his travelogue Three Men in a Boat. Jerome loved to write about vel situations and this book is exception. In Novel Notes he and three of his pipe party bachelor friends will write a vel. Jerome is the title character in this vel. The vel writing turns out to be a funny look at human quirks. As with many of Jerome's books Novel Note is brimmed full of humorous incidents.