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Twain, Mark - A Dog's Tale, ebook

A Dog's Tale

Twain, Mark


Twain’s Dog's Tale is told from the perspective of a faithful pet, a bastard dog. The story begins with a description of the life of the puppy dog and its separation from its mother which it could not explain itself. When a fire breaks out, the dog risks its life to save the child. Its

Budd, Louis J. - A Companion to Mark Twain, ebook

A Companion to Mark Twain

Budd, Louis J.


This broad-ranging companion brings together respected American and European critics and a number of up-and-coming scholars to provide an overview of Twain, his background, his writings, and his place in American literary history. One of the most broad-ranging volumes to appear on Mark

Railton, Stephen - Mark Twain: A Short Introduction, ebook

Mark Twain: A Short Introduction

Railton, Stephen


This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson.
Introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including

Ziff, Larzer - Mark Twain, ebook

Mark Twain

Ziff, Larzer


Mark Twain towered above the American literary landscape. With a worldwide fame greater than that of statesmen, scientists, or entertainers, Twain was in his own words "the most conspicuous man on the planet." Now, in this wonderful recounting of his

Twain, Mark - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ebook

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884. It is commonly regarded as one of the Great American Novels, and is one of the first major American novels written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism.

Twain, Mark - Tom Sawyer, Detective, ebook

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Twain, Mark


Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), and Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of

Twain, Mark - Tom Sawyer Abroad, ebook

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Twain, Mark


Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne esque adventure stories. In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim set sail to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive encounters with lions, robbers,

Twain, Mark - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ebook

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Twain, Mark


Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, especially Becky Thatcher,

Twain, Mark - A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur, ebook

A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur

Twain, Mark


Twain wrote the book as a burlesque of Romantic notions of chivalry after being inspired by a dream in which he was a knight himself, and severely inconvenienced by the weight and cumbersome nature of his armor...