Complete Works of Mark Twain : The Mysterious Stranger (1922)
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Publisher: General Books LLC
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.32" tall
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Volume: 8; Original Published by: Harper in 1922 in 342 pages; Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories; Fiction / Literary; Fiction / Fantasy / Short Stories; Fiction / Classics; Literary Criticism / American / General;
Samuel Clemens - steamboat pilot, prospector, and newspaper reporter - adopted the pen name "Mark Twain" when he began his career as a literary humorist. The pen name - a river's pilot's term meaning "two fathoms deep" or "safe water" - appears to have freed Clemens to develop the humorous, deadpan manner that became his trademark. During his lifetime, Twain wrote a great deal. Much of his writing was turned out quickly to make money. Even his least significant writing, however, contains flashes of wit and reveals his marvelous command of colloquial American English. His best work is his "Mississippi writing" - Life on the Mississippi (1883) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). In More...
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