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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, October 31, 1917" is a collection of satirical sketches, cartoons, and articles that provide a humorous and insightful commentary on the political and social issues of the time. The writers and illustrators of this publication skillfully navigate complex topics such as war, government, and class divisions with wit and charm.

One of the standout features of this volume is its ability to tackle serious and sometimes controversial subjects with a light-hearted approach. The clever use of satire allows readers to reflect on the absurdities and injustices of the world while also finding moments of levity and amusement.

The illustrations in this volume are particularly impressive, adding depth and context to the written content. The detailed drawings capture the essence of the time period and provide visual cues that enhance the overall reading experience.

Overall, "Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, October 31, 1917" is a captivating and thought-provoking collection that showcases the talent and creativity of its contributors. Whether you are interested in history, politics, or simply enjoy a good laugh, this volume is sure to entertain and engage.

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VOL. 153.

October 31, 1917.


The Ministry of Food has informed the Twickenham Food Control Committee that a doughnut is not a bun. Local unrest has been almost completely allayed by this prompt and fearless decision.

Many London grocers are asking customers to hand in orders on Monday to ensure delivery within a week. In justice to a much abused State department it must be pointed out that telegrams are frequently delivered within that period without any absurd restriction as to the day of handing in.

No more hotels in London, says Sir ALFRED MOND, are to be taken over at present by the Government, which since the War began has commandeered nearly three hundred buildings. We understand, however, that a really spectacular offensive is being prepared for the Spring.

Several parties of Germans who escaped from internment camps have been recaptured with comparative ease. It is supposed that their gentle natures could no longer bear the spectacle of the sacrifices that the simple Briton is enduring in order that they may be well fed.

The Globe has just published an article entitled "The End of the World." Our rosy contemporary is far too pessimistic, we feel. Mr. CHURCHILL'S appointment as Minister of the Air has not yet been officially announced... Continue reading book >>

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