Mark Twain - Author

About the Author

Twain is considered the greatest humorist of 19th Century American literature. His novels and stories about the Mississippi River: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1894) are still popular with modern readers.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2019

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/12/2018

A Horse's Tale

A Horse's Tale

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2018

A Horse's Tale

A Horse's Tale

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2018

Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain, Saviour Pirotta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2018

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Written in 1876, this is a novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2018

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escape down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at every turn, from floods and gunfights to armed bandits and the long arm of the law. Through it all the friends stick together but can Huck and Tom free Jim from slavery once and for all?

Tom Sawyer, Detective and Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer, Detective and Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2018

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/11/2017

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2017

Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

Author: Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead Format: eBook Release Date: 26/09/2017

A never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children's story is brought to life by Caldecott Medal winners Philip Stead and Erin Stead.In a hotel in Paris one evening in the 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Choosing a picture from a magazine to get started, Twain began telling them the tale of Johnny, a poor boy in possession of some magical seeds, who finds himself on a quest to rescue a stolen prince. Later, Twain would jot down some rough notes about the story, but the tale was left unfinished . . . until now.Plucked from the Mark Twain archives at the University of California, Berkeley, Twain's notes now form the foundation of a fairy tale picked up over a century later. With only Twain's fragmentary script and a story that stops partway as his guide, author Philip Stead has written a tale that imagines what might have been if Twain had fully realized this work. This is a story that reaches through time and brings us the debut children's book of America's most legendary writer, envisioned by one of today's most important names in children's literature.Read by Keegan-Michael Key and Philip Stead, with Mark Bramhall as the voice of Mark Twain, Julia Whelan as Susy Clemens, and an Editor's Note read by Frances Gilbert.

Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

Author: Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2017

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche, Tom Sawyer als Detektiv & Huckleberry Finns Fahrten (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche, Tom Sawyer als Detektiv & Huckleberry Finns Fahrten (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 29/08/2017

Die Romane "e;Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche"e; und "e;Huckleberry Finns Abenteuer und Fahrten"e; von Mark Twain zahlen zu den Klassikern der Jugendliteratur. "e;Tom Sawyer als Detektiv"e; ist eine Fortsetzung. Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche: Zur Inhalt - Der Waisenjunge Tom lebt bei seiner Tante Polly, zusammen mit seinem Halbbruder Sid. Tom hingegen schwnzt gern die Schule, prgelt sich und treibt sich mit seinem besten Freund Huckleberry Finn herum. Tom und Huck beschlieen mit einem weiteren Freund, Joe Harper, Piraten zu werden. Unterschlupf ist eine Insel unterhalb von St. Petersburg mitten im Mississippi. Ihre Angehrigen glauben, sie seien ertrunken. Huckleberry Finns Abenteuer und Fahrten: Zur Inhalt - Huck stand zu Anfang unter der Vormundschaft der Witwe Douglas, die zusammen mit ihrer Schwester, Miss Watson, versuchte, ihn zu 'zivilisieren'. Huck begibt sich mit einem Boot auf den Mississippi und fhrt einer ungewissen Zukunft entgegen. Huck lebt zunchst durchaus glcklich auf einer verwilderten unbewohnten Insel namens Jackson's Island im Mississippi. Unerwartet trifft er auf den Sklaven Jim, der von seiner Besitzerin Miss Watson weggelaufen ist, weil sie ihn fr 800 Dollar nach New Orleans verkaufen will, wo das Leben fr Sklaven noch hrter ist. Damit beginnt eine lange gemeinsame Flucht. Tom Sawyer als Detektiv ist eine Kriminalgeschichte, erzhlt von Huck Finn. Tom Sawyer versucht, einen mysterisen Mord zu lsen. Tom und sein Freund Huck erleben ein weiteres groes Abenteuer.

Die bekanntesten Werke von Mark Twain (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Die bekanntesten Werke von Mark Twain (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 29/08/2017

Dieses eBook wurde mit einem funktionalen Layout erstellt und sorgfaltig formatiert. Die Ausgabe ist mit interaktiven Inhalt und Begleitinformationen versehen, einfach zu navigieren und gut gegliedert. Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), besser bekannt unter seinem Pseudonym Mark Twain - war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Mark Twain ist vor allem als Autor der Bcher ber die Abenteuer von Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn bekannt. Er war ein Vertreter des amerikanischen Realismus und ist besonders wegen seiner humoristischen, von Lokalkolorit und genauen Beobachtungen sozialen Verhaltens geprgten Erzhlungen sowie aufgrund seiner scharfzngigen Kritik an der amerikanischen Gesellschaft berhmt. Inhalt:Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche Huckleberry Finns Abenteuer und FahrtenLeben auf dem Mississippi Querkopf Wilson Von Adam bis Vanderbilt (Verrckte Amerika-Geschichten):Adams TagebuchDer Roman einer Eskimo-MaidMein Reisegefhrte, der ReformatorEin TischgesprchDie Geschichte des HausierersWas mir der Professor erzhlte Eine wahre Geschichte (Gerade so wiedererzhlt, wie ich sie gehrt habe)Wie Hadleyburg verderbt wurdeDer groe Rindfleisch-Kontrakt Der gestohlene weie Elefant Tom Sawyer als Detektiv (Von Huck Finn erzhlt)Eine Geschichte ohne Ende Eduard Jackson und VanderbiltDie 1,000,000 PfundnoteStaatswirtschaftMehr Glck als VerstandKinderkrankheitenDer selige Benjamin FranklinEin geheimnisvoller Besuch

Read-Aloud Classics: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Read-Aloud Classics: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain, Jules Verne, Charles Nurnberg, Joe Rhatigan Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/06/2017

Share this classic character and his quintessential stories about adventure, daring, and cleverness with a new generation with Read-Aloud Classic: The Adventure of Tom Sawyer. First published in 1876, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has been a children's favorite since its publication, and this edition adapts the classic into a story young children will love. Introduce your children to the adventures of the Tom Sawyer, a timeless character full of mischief, silliness, and bravery. This faithful introduction brings to life the parts of Tom Sawyer that young children will understand and enjoy, while also stepping around inappropriate portions. The modern world is bursting at the seams with technological games and distracting screens for kids to occupy themselves with. The Read-Aloud Classics series is the perfect thing to shows them that you can go on incredible adventures without a controller and experience wonderful stories without a touch screen. Best of all, you will create memories as you read the stories together.

Die Abenteuer von Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Die Abenteuer von Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn (Illustrierte Ausgabe)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2017

Diese Ausgabe von "e;Die Abenteuer von Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn"e; wurde mit einem funktionalen Layout erstellt und sorgfaltig formatiert. Die Romane "e;Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer"e; und "e;Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn"e; von Mark Twain zhlen zu den Klassikern der Jugendliteratur. Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer: Zur Inhalt - Der Waisenjunge Tom lebt bei seiner Tante Polly, zusammen mit seinem Halbbruder Sid. Tom hingegen schwnzt gern die Schule, prgelt sich und treibt sich mit seinem besten Freund Huckleberry Finn herum. Tom und Huck beschlieen mit einem weiteren Freund, Joe Harper, Piraten zu werden. Unterschlupf ist eine Insel unterhalb von St. Petersburg mitten im Mississippi. Ihre Angehrigen glauben, sie seien ertrunken. Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn: Zur Inhalt - Huck stand zu Anfang unter der Vormundschaft der Witwe Douglas, die zusammen mit ihrer Schwester, Miss Watson, versuchte, ihn zu 'zivilisieren'. Huck begibt sich mit einem Boot auf den Mississippi und fhrt einer ungewissen Zukunft entgegen. Huck lebt zunchst durchaus glcklich auf einer verwilderten unbewohnten Insel namens Jackson's Island im Mississippi. Unerwartet trifft er auf den Sklaven Jim, der von seiner Besitzerin Miss Watson weggelaufen ist, weil sie ihn fr 800 Dollar nach New Orleans verkaufen will, wo das Leben fr Sklaven noch hrter ist. Damit beginnt eine lange gemeinsame Flucht.

Complete Tom Sawyer (all four books in one volume)

Complete Tom Sawyer (all four books in one volume)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 19/06/2017

This book includes all four novels that Mark Twain wrote about Tom Sawyer. These are:* The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) * Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) * Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894) * Tom Sawyer, Detective (1896)

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer: Pantone Classic

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer: Pantone Classic

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2017

What is the exact colour of the yellow brick road in L. Frank Baum's classic The Wizard of Oz? Or the sprawling green meadows of Prince Edward Island in Anne of Green Gables? The answers lie in Puffin Pantone, a partnership between Puffin Books and Pantone LLC. Combining two beloved household names and creating a line of books that celebrates colour and literature at once. Pairing classic books with their perfect Pantone matches --this is a collection as diverse and boundless as the colour spectrum itself. On the banks of the Mississippi River, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night in the graveyard they witness a murder. The boys make a blood oath never to reveal the secret, and they run away to be pirates in search of hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with scary Injun Joe, can he escape unharmed?

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer A Graphic Novel

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer A Graphic Novel

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc; Volume 2

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc; Volume 2

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2017

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc; Volume 2

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc; Volume 2

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2017

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1000 Copy Limited Edition)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1000 Copy Limited Edition)

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2016

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2016

Oxford Children's Classics: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Oxford Children's Classics: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2016

What are you looking for? Danger! Adventure! Excitement! Fun! After escaping from his cruel father, Huckleberry Finn teams up with runaway slave, Jim, and they head off on a raft down the Mississippi River. But danger is always close at hand - will they survive and win their freedom? Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Other book format Release Date: 05/08/2016

First published in 1876, Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has delighted generations of readers. This volume is one of Barnes & Noble's 'Collectible Editions' classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed foil-stamped binding, with distinctive coloured edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure and are an indispensable cornerstone for any home library.

Aventurile lui Huckleberry Finn

Aventurile lui Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Huck Finn este un pusti sarac, cu un tata alcoolic, caruia nu-i prea place scoala. Jim este un sclav negru, cazut in misticism, terorizat de o stapana rea. Iar Tom Sawyer... el este regele strengarilor. Impreuna ei vor forma o echipa nemaipomenita, capabila de trasnai inimaginabile.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2016

Prinz und Bettelknabe (Anaconda Jugendbuch)

Prinz und Bettelknabe (Anaconda Jugendbuch)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 20/05/2016

Tom und Edward kommen am gleichen Tag des Jahres 1537 zur Welt. Wahrend der Bettelknabe Tom sich ein Leben am Hof ertraumt, hatte Edward nichts lieber als eine ganz normale Kindheit - denn er ist Prinz und der Thronfolger seines Landes. Eines Tages begegnen sich die beiden Jungen, die sich ahnlich sehen wie Zwillinge. Aus Spa tauschen sie ihre Kleidung und gehen ihrer Wege - in zwei Leben mit neuen Rollen, turbulenten Verwechslungen und vielen spannenden Erlebnissen. Wie die Geschichten um Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn schrieb Mark Twain seinen Abenteuerroman vor allem fur junge Leser.

Dog's Tale

Dog's Tale

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 04/05/2016

SOON, the master stopped discussing a moment, and rang in the footman, and said, "e;Bury it in the far corner of the garden,"e; and then went on with the discussion, and I trotted after the footman, very happy and grateful, for I knew the puppy was out of its pain now, because it was asleep. We went far down the garden to the farthest end, where the children and the nurse and the puppy and I used to play in the summer in the shade of a great elm, and there the footman dug a hole, and I saw he was going to plant the puppy, and I was glad, because it would grow and come up a fine handsome dog, like Robin Adair, and be a beautiful surprise for the family when they came home; so I tried to help him dig, but my lame leg was no good, being stiff, you know, and you have to have two, or it is no use.When the footman had finished and covered little Robin up, he patted my head, and there were tears in his eyes, and he said: "e;Poor little DOGGIE, you saved HIS child!"e; ABOUT AUTHOR: Mark Twain (1835-1910), was an American humorist, satirist, writer, and lecturer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is also known for his quotations. During his lifetime, Clemens became a friend to presidents, artists, leading industrialists, and European royalty. Clemens enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "e;the father of American literature."e;

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

What Is Man? And Other Essays

What Is Man? And Other Essays

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/04/2016

Mark Twain's Views on Man, Religion and History"e;The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creatures that cannot."e; - Mark Twain, What Is Man? and Other EssaysBesides his one-of-a-kind fiction craftsmanship, Mark Twain was also an excellent essayist. In his essays, Twain tried to solve the human kind's riddles and answer those burning questions asked ever since Ancient Greece. Is Man an egocentric and conditional machine? What is Circumstance? Are all Men mad? Why do we create idols? Twain has an answer for all these questions! This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes.

Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 17/03/2016

The Satirical and Bitter Side of Mark Twain"e;Man is made of dirt - I saw him made. I am not made of dirt. Man is a museum of diseases, a home of impurities; he comes to-day and is gone tomorrow; he begins as dirt and departs as stench; I am of the aristocracy of the Imperishables. And man has the Moral Sense. You understand? He has the Moral Sense. That would seem to be difference enough between us, all by itself."e; - Mark Twain, The Mysterious StrangerThe Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories is a collection of nine short stories meant to divulge the human's wicked nature. The Mysterious Stranger is more of a novella in which Satan observes - yet doesn't intervene - the human kind. He speaks of our precarious morality and fear and also about our innate compulsion of following the boldest and at the same time the most impulsive individual, thus acting more like sheep than wolves. Isn't there any hope? This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes.

Koldus es kiralyfi

Koldus es kiralyfi

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 09/03/2016

Elbeszelek egy tortenetet ugy, amint nekem beszelte valaki, ki az apjatol hallotta, kire szinten az apjatol, emerre pedig megint csak az apjatol maradt - s igy tovabb, tovabb hatrafele haromszaz evig s meg azon tul is - az apak fiuknak advan tovabb s igy

Roughing It

Roughing It

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2016

Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West"e;The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn't it be?--it is the same the angels breathe."e; - Mark Twain, Roughing ItAs a teenager, Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain spent a great deal of his time travelling from town to town with his brother in the states of Nevada, California and Sandwich Island - currently known as Hawaii. Roughing It is about these adventures from gold digging and real estate speculation to find his true meaning and vocation as a writer and novelist. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

Life On The Mississippi

Life On The Mississippi

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2016

The Love For the Mississippi River"e;There's only one way to be a pilot, and that is to get this entire river by heart. You have to know it just like A B C.' That was a dismal revelation to me; for my memory was never loaded with anything but blank cartridges."e; - Mark Twain, Life on the MississippiIn Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain portrays 19th-century America as seen by a steamboat pilot who dreams of becoming a writer. At the same time, it is a novel of change; soon after leaving behind his apprenticeship, the writing style changes and so does the author's view. 25 years later, the Mississippi River is different yet surprisingly familiar. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

How Tell a Story and Other Essays

How Tell a Story and Other Essays

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 03/03/2016

Write Like Mark Twain Did!"e;The humorous story is told gravely; the teller does his best to conceal the fact that he even dimly suspects that there is anything funny about it."e; - How to Tell a Story, Mark TwainInterested in writing fiction yourself? Looking for a place to start, a book of some sorts that can tell you all the secrets? How about starting with Mark Twain's course on How to Tell a Story! By studying it, the unique writing style of Mark Twain will be revealed pointing out at the same time the major differences between the European literature and the American one. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

Best American Humorous Short Stories

Best American Humorous Short Stories

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 20/02/2016

A Different Kind of Humor The Best American Humorous Short Stories is a collection of 19th-century and early 20th-century stories written by the likes of Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, George William Curtis, Bret Harte or O. Henry. These stories aren't humorous in the sense of our modern understanding, they present a different kind of humor like jokes about men who don't wear hats and ridiculous notions about the African-Americans and about women.This Collection Includes: INTRODUCTION Alexander Jessup THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN AND HIS WATER LOTS (1839) George Pope Morris THE ANGEL OF THE ODD (1844) Edgar Allan Poe THE SCHOOLMASTER'S PROGRESS (1844) Caroline M.S. Kirkland THE WATKINSON EVENING (1846) Eliza Leslie TITBOTTOM'S SPECTACLES (1854) George William Curtis MY DOUBLE; AND HOW HE UNDID ME (1859) Edward Everett Hale A VISIT TO THE ASYLUM FOR AGED AND DECAYED PUNSTERS (1861) Oliver Wendell Holmes THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY (1865) Mark Twain ELDER BROWN'S BACKSLIDE (1885) Harry Stillwell Edwards THE HOTEL EXPERIENCE OF MR. PINK FLUKER (1886) Richard Malcolm Johnston THE NICE PEOPLE (1890) Henry Cuyler Bunner THE BULLER-PODINGTON COMPACT (1897) Frank Richard Stockton COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF (1901) Bret Harte THE DUPLICITY OF HARGRAVES (1902) O. Henry BARGAIN DAY AT TUTT HOUSE (1905) George Randolph Chester A CALL (1906) Grace MacGowan Cooke HOW THE WIDOW WON THE DEACON (1911) William James Lampton GIDEON (1914) Wells Hastings This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

$30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

$30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 20/02/2016

A book that captures the many facets of Mark Twain's work./b><i>"e;Had I never loved, I never would have been unhappy."e; -Mark Twain </i></p>This is a collection of thirty comic short stories that follow various periods of Twain's writing career. <br> This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes</p><br><ul><br></p>

Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn

Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain, Henny Koch Format: eBook Release Date: 12/11/2015

Hemingway nannte Mark Twains 'Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn' von 1885 'das beste Buch, das wir je gehabt haben'! Der Roman ist ein Klassiker der Jugendliteratur, doch seine Bedeutung geht weit daruber hinaus: Kunstvoll eingebettet in die spannungsgeladene Geschichte einer Flucht aus bedruckenden Verhaltnissen werden mit der vorbehaltlosen Freundschaft zwischen dem jungen Huck Finn und dem Sklaven Jim Menschlichkeit und Zivilisationskritik zum zentralen Motiv der Handlung. Diese bersetzung ist nicht vollstndig und wurde fr die vorliegende Ausgabe nicht ergnzt.

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 12/11/2015

Mark Twains 'Tom Sawyers Abenteuer' begeistert seit knapp 140 Jahren ganze Heerscharen kleiner und groer Leser. Die Geschichte der beiden Freunde Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn spielt an den Ufern des Mississippi und erschien erstmals 1876. Twains liebevoll-nachsichtiger Blick auf seine jungen Helden ist stets spurbar: Getragen von der Erinnerung an seine eigenen Kindertage wei er um ihre bisweilen verwirrenden Sehnsuchte. Die Lust auf Abenteuer und die unverbruchlichen Bande der Freundschaft sind die zeitlosen Themen dieses wunderbaren Romans. Diese bersetzung ist nicht vollstndig: Zwei Kapitel, die einen Gottesdienst und Toms Versuche zur berwindung seiner Ferienlangeweile schildern, wurden seinerzeit gestrichen und fr die vorliegende Ausgabe nicht ergnzt. Der Text wurde an manchen Stellen behutsam berarbeitet, Orthografie und Interpunktion wurden auf neue deutsche Rechtschreibung umgestellt

Tom Sawyer Kalandjai

Tom Sawyer Kalandjai

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 30/10/2015

az eletbol lestem el, megsem egy bizonyos fiurol mintaztam - harom jol ismert gyerek vonasait egyesitettem benne, a regenyszerkesztes szabalyai szerint"e; - igy ir a szerzo e tortenet egyik foszereplojerol, am joval tobbet tett ennel. Mindenkirol szol, tehat mindenkinek szol, ezert orok eletmu a Tom Sawyer kalandjai, amely mar megirasa (1884) idejen hatalmas sikert aratott. Az ifjusagi irodalom sok szep alkotasa kozott egyike a legkivalobbaknak. Mark Twain, Amerika nagy klasszikus iroja 1910-ben halt meg, halala ota sok kiadast megertek paratlan humoru, erdekes muvei, legnagyobb sikere megis ifjusagi regenyeinek van. Nincs olyan felnott, aki gyerekkoraban legalabb egyszer ne olvasta volna a Tom Sawyer kalandjait, a Huckleberry Finnt vagy a Koldus es kiralyfit.

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2015

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2015

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain, Steven Frye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

Revel in Huck Finn's adventure on the Mississippi River in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the American masterpiece by Mark Twain. All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called 'Huckleberry Finn'. - Ernest Hemingway A favorite among young readers and adults alike, Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, first published in 1884, is considered to be the author's masterpiece, as well as one of the best American novels ever written. In order to escape his abusive father, Huckleberry Finn fakes his own death. He meets up with the runaway slave Jim, and the two begin a new, carefree life on a raft traversing the Mississippi River. Despite their travels bringing them more trouble than expected and the fear of being returned to their old lives, Huck Finn and Jim form a bond that helps protect them from the judgments of a hypocritical society that claims to value civilization even as it benefits from the horror of slavery. Many readers see Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a children's book because Huck is a boy. However, the book's moral themes and metaphors are relevant for almost any age and situation. Huck rejects his Aunt Sally's attempts to protect him in favor of the entering the unknown wild. He simply values his own personal freedom and sense above all else - a quintessential American trait. Complete and unabridged, this elegantly designed, clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Steven Frye.

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2015

Hank, a 19th-Century New England factory manager, suffers a blow to the head that sends him back in time to medieval England. Determined to make the best of the situation, the Yankee attempts to modernize England, setting up schools and factories while trying to hide what he's doing from the Catholic Church and the British monarchy. This American novel written by humorist Mark Twain satirizes the idealized notions of the Middle Ages made popular by other writers of the time. This unabridged version of Twain's comedy, first published in 1889, includes illustrations by Daniel Carter Beard.

Prince and the Pauper

Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2015

Two boys are born on the same day in sixteenth-century England; one is a beggar, and the other is the Prince of Wales. Growing up, Tom Canty daydreams of hobnobbing with nobility, while Edward Tudor, son of King Henry VIII, longs for freedom beyond the castle walls. One day, the boys have a chance encounter, realize that they look a lot alike, and decide to switch places. But they soon learn that idealistic fantasies don't match up with reality. American author Mark Twain first published his historical fiction novel in 1881 in Canada and in 1882 in the United States; this unabridged version from an 1882 edition features illustrations from Frank T. Merrill, John J. Harley, and L. S. Ipsen.

Oxford Children's Classics: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Oxford Children's Classics: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

What are you looking for? Excitement! Fun! Adventure! Trouble! If there's mischief in the air and trouble brewing you can bet your bottom dollar that Tom Sawyer will be right there in the thick of it! Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.

Tom Sawyer kalandjai

Tom Sawyer kalandjai

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 14/10/2014

Az ifjusagi regenyirodalom egyik remekmuve novellisztikus tortenetek sora, amelyek a gyermekvilag es az amerikai kisvaros mindennapjaibol valok: keritesmeszeles, vasarnapi iskola, gyaszmise a Jackson-szigeti robinzonad utan, Becky es Tom szerelme. A konyv fohose, Tom Sawyer, aki a regeny elejen meg csak haszontalan iskolakerulo, de vegtelenul fantaziadus es talalekony fiu, valosagos vezeregyenisegge valik. Otletei pajtasait teljesen megigezik: a kedveert akar kaloznak vagy rablonak is beall...

Querkopf Wilson: Die Auergewohnliche Zwillinge (Vollstandige deutsche Ausgabe)

Querkopf Wilson: Die Auergewohnliche Zwillinge (Vollstandige deutsche Ausgabe)

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 28/09/2014

Dieses eBook: "e;Querkopf Wilson: Die Auergewohnliche Zwillinge (Vollstandige deutsche Ausgabe)"e; ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfaltig korrekturgelesen. Querkopf Wilson ist ein Roman von Mark Twain. Schauplatz der Geschichte ist die heimelige, etwas verschlafene Kleinstadt Dawson's Landing am Mississippi, die wie Deer Lick und auch wie St. Petersburg an Mark Twains Heimatstadt Hannibal in Missouri erinnert. Dawson's Landing ist eine Sklavenhalterstadt, in der man von Getreideanbau und Schweinezucht lebt und in der Schwarze sozial schlecht gestellt sind. Das muss auch die zwanzigjhrige, selbstbewusste Roxy feststellen, eine Sklavin im Haus von Percy Driscoll. Als dort ein Dieb gesucht wird, droht Driscoll allen Schwarzen mit dem Verkauf "e;in den Sden"e; - dorthin, wo man noch brutalere Methoden der Unterdrckung pflegt. Roxy sorgt sich um die Zukunft ihres Sohns Valet de Chambre, genannt Chambers, und entschliet sich kurzerhand zum Kindertausch: Sie stlpt ihrem wenige Monate alten Sohn die Kleider von Thomas Bechet Driscoll, genannt Tom, ber, dem gleichaltrigen Sohn ihres Herrn, den sie an Mutterstatt betreut. Niemand bemerkt den Tausch, denn wie Roxy ist Chambers ein Schwarzer mit weier Haut. Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), besser bekannt unter seinem Pseudonym Mark Twain - war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Mark Twain ist vor allem als Autor der Bcher ber die Abenteuer von Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn bekannt. Er war ein Vertreter des amerikanischen Realismus und ist besonders wegen seiner humoristischen, von Lokalkolorit und genauen Beobachtungen sozialen Verhaltens geprgten Erzhlungen sowie aufgrund seiner scharfzngigen Kritik an der amerikanischen Gesellschaft berhmt. In seinen Werken beschreibt er den alltglichen Rassismus; seine Protagonisten durchschauen die Heuchelei und Verlogenheit der herrschenden Verhltnisse.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 18/09/2014

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain that describes the adventures of young Huck, son of the town drunk, and Jim, a slave who does not want to be sold, as they travel down the river on a makeshift raft.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 18/09/2014

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2014

Huckleberry Finn has just been adopted by the Widow Douglass and her sister, and both are committed to changing Huck's "e;uncivilized"e; ways. Clean clothes, good manners, and steady church and school attendance are more than Huck can take. But when he is kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck's return to life without rules doesn't seem much better. He escapes and meets Jim, a runaway slave, and together the two travel the Mississippi River on a raft, heading toward Jim's freedom. This unabridged version of Mark Twain's classic American tale-a follow-up to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer-is taken from the 1885 copyright edition and includes original illustrations by Edward W. Kemble.

Prince And The Pauper

Prince And The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 24/04/2014

This classic of American fiction belongs on every virtual bookshelf. It is a charming romance of the life and times of Edward VI., the boy king of England, and is considered by many to be Mark Twain's best work. Pronounced by high authorities one of the best child's stories ever written.

Complete 12 Novels of Mark Twain

Complete 12 Novels of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 27/02/2014

This carefully crafted ebook: "e;The Complete 12 Novels of Mark Twain"e; is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Table of Contents:A Tale of TodayThe Adventures of Tom SawyerThe Prince and the PauperAdventures of Huckleberry FinnA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtThe American ClaimantTom Sawyer AbroadPudd'nhead WilsonTom Sawyer, DetectivePersonal Recollections of Joan of ArcA Horse's TaleThe Mysterious StrangerSamuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "e;the Great American Novel."e;

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2014

Whether tricking other boys into doing his work or sneaking off to bury a dead cat, Tom Sawyer is a boy with a fondness for mischief. But things become grim when he and his pal Huck Finn witness a murder and cover-up by the lawless Injun Joe. Even though he's scared the murderer will come after him next, Tom continues to explore the Missouri countryside with his friends and attempts to woo the new girl in town. Another encounter with Injun Joe, however, will put both Tom and Huck's daringness to the ultimate test. This unabridged version of Mark Twain's classic American tale, including original illustrations by True Williams and others, is taken from the 1884 copyright edition.

El principe y el mendigo

El principe y el mendigo

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 27/11/2013

Este ebook presenta "e;El principe y el mendigo"e;, con un sumario dinamico y detallado. El principe y el mendigo es una novela escrita por Mark Twain. Fue publicada por primera vez en Canada en 1881 antes de ser publicada en los Estados Unidos en 1882. Ambientada en 1547, cuenta la historia de dos ninos de apariencia fisica identica: Tom Canty, un mendigo que vive con su padre cruel en Offal Court, Londres, y el principe Eduardo, hijo de Enrique VIII de Inglaterra. Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), fue un popular escritor, orador y humorista estadounidense. Es conocido sobre todo por su novela Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer y su secuela Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn.

Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court

Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 19/11/2013

When Hank Morgan awakens after a knockout blow to the head, he is shocked to find himself transported from his native Connecticut into the medieval world of King Arthurs Court. What follows is a comedic adventure where Hank, utilizing his knowledge of nineteenth century technology, attempts to improve the lives of the people of Camelot, thus altering the course of history. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2013

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Tom Sawyer's antics and mischief-making are sheer, child-pleasing delight. Now every boy and girl can experience the joy and fun of this classic tale. It is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Tom Sawyer liked adventures, which means he was always getting in trouble . Searching for treasure, witnessing a murder, getting caught in a bat cave, tricking others into doing his work, running away with Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer's antics and mischief-making are sheer, child-pleasing delight. Every boy and girl should experience the joy and fun of this classic tale.

El principe y el mendigo

El principe y el mendigo

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 31/07/2013

Este ebook presenta "e;El principe y el mendigo"e;, con un sumario dinamico y detallado. El principe y el mendigo es una novela escrita por Mark Twain. Fue publicada por primera vez en Canada en 1881 antes de ser publicada en los Estados Unidos en 1882. Ambientada en 1547, cuenta la historia de dos ninos de apariencia fisica identica: Tom Canty, un mendigo que vive con su padre cruel en Offal Court, Londres, y el principe Eduardo, hijo de Enrique VIII de Inglaterra. Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), fue un popular escritor, orador y humorista estadounidense. Es conocido sobre todo por su novela Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer y su secuela Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn.

Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn

Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 27/05/2013

Spannend und gruselig, humorvoll und traurig - das sind die Geschichten des Waisenjungen Tom Sawyer und des jungen Landstreichers Huckleberry Finn. Im tiefsten amerikanischen Suden, an den Ufern des Mississippi, hecken sie ihre Streiche aus, bahnt sich die erste Liebe an und bringt sie ihre ungestume Abenteuerlust in manch eine gefahrliche Situation. Doch die gemeinsamen Erlebnisse finden ein Ende, als Huck vor seinem gewalttatigen Vater fliehen muss. Mit dem entlaufenen Sklaven Jim begibt er sich auf eine waghalsige Flofahrt den Mississippi hinunter ...

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 10/01/2013

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. 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, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting lost in a cave, and playing pirates on the Mississippi River. One of the most famous incidents in the book describes how Tom persuades his friends to do a boring, hateful chore for him: whitewashing (i.e., painting) a fence. This was the first novel to be written on a typewriter.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2012

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2012

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche

Tom Sawyers Abenteuer und Streiche

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 21/07/2012

Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer ist eine typische Lausbubengeschichte und spielt in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts in dem fiktiven Ort St. Petersburg in Missouri am Ufer des Mississippi. Der Waisenjunge Tom lebt bei seiner Tante Polly, zusammen mit seinem Halbbruder Sid, seiner Cousine Mary und dem schwarzen Sklaven Jim. Sid ist brav und verpetzt Tom bei jeder Gelegenheit. Tom hingegen schwanzt gern die Schule, prugelt sich und treibt sich mit seinem besten Freund Huckleberry Finn herum. Dieser hat keinen festen Wohnsitz; seine Mutter ist tot, sein Vater ist ein stadtbekannter Trinker. Nachfolgend einige der zahlreichen Episoden, die Tom und seine Freunde in St. Petersburg erleben. (aus wikipedia.de)

Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn

Die Abenteuer des Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 21/07/2012

In dem Roman gehen ein unbeschulter, individualistischer "e;weier"e; Auenseiter und ein rechtloser "e;schwarzer"e; Sklave zusammen erfolgreich ihren widrigen Weg den Mississippi stromab. Der Roman gilt in der landlaufigen Amerikanistik als eine der klassischen Verkorperungen des amerikanischen Traumes; dem Streben nach Gluck, wie es in der Amerikanischen Unabhangigkeitserklarung proklamiert wurde. Er kann dadurch, dass Twain darin ganz selbstverstandlich beide gemeinsam diesem "e;Gluck"e; (in Form eines zumindest menschenwurdigeren Lebens) "e;entgegen streben"e; lasst, vor allem als eine eindeutige politische Stellungnahme gegen den Rassismus angesehen werden, der "e;Schwarze"e; zu der beschriebenen Zeit und noch lange danach von diesem - nur theoretisch fur "e;alle"e; proklamierten - Recht ausschloss. (aus wikipedia.de)

Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 07/03/2012

Whether forming a pirate gang to search for buried treasure or spending a quiet time at home, sharing his medicine with Aunt Polly’s cat, the irrepressible Tom Sawyer evokes the world of boyhood in nineteenth-century rural America. In this classic story, Mark Twain re-created a long-ago world of freshly whitewashed fences and Sunday school picnics into which sordid characters and violent incidents sometimes intruded. The tale powerfully appeals to both adult nostalgia and young imaginations. Readers explore this memorable setting with a slyly humorous born storyteller as their guide.Tom and Huck Finn conceal themselves in the town cemetery, where they witness a grave robbery and a murder. Later, the boys, feeling unappreciated, hide out on a forested island while the townspeople conduct a frantic search and finally mourn them as dead. The friends triumphantly return to town to attend their own funeral, in time for a dramatic trial for the graveyard murder. A three-day ordeal ensues when Tom and his sweetheart, Becky Thatcher, lose their way in the very cave that conceals the murderer.With its hilarious accounts of boyish pranks and its shrewd assessments of human nature, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has captivated generations of readers of all ages. This inexpensive edition of the classic novel offers a not-to-be-missed opportunity to savor a witty and action-packed account of small-town boyhood in a bygone era.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/07/2011

One of American literature's classic coming-of-age tales, this novel chronicles the eponymous hero's often-mischievous adventures. Drawn from Mark Twain's own experiences and the lives of the boys he grew up among, Tom Sawyer is a hybrid creation who, according to his creator, belongs to the composite order of architecture. This brand-new title featuring concise critical excerpts is complete with an annotated bibliography, an index, a list of characters, and an extensive summary of the original work.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2011

The Prince And The Pauper

The Prince And The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2011

Personal Recollections Of Joan Of Arc

Personal Recollections Of Joan Of Arc

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2011

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2011

Prince and The Pauper

Prince and The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2010

Written by quintessential American humor writer Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper offers an extraordinarily insightful glimpse into the British system of social classes. Although the novel was intended for children and young adults, it's a rollicking read for all fans of engrossing fiction.

Prince and The Pauper

Prince and The Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2010

Written by quintessential American humor writer Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper offers an extraordinarily insightful glimpse into the British system of social classes. Although the novel was intended for children and young adults, it's a rollicking read for all fans of engrossing fiction.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2010

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2009

Tom Sawyer Detective

Tom Sawyer Detective

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2009

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/2009

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2009

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2009

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Tom Sawyer Abroad sees Tom, Huck Finn and Jim board a futuristic hot air balloon bound for Africa, in a parody of the popular science fiction/travel adventure stories of the time. In Africa they encounter wild animals and immense man-made wonders. The novel is narrated by Huck Finn.

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Tom Sawyer, Detective follows Twain's popular novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Tom Sawyer Abroad. In this novel, Tom turns detective, trying to solve a murder. Twain plays with and celebrates the detective novel, wildly popular at the time. This novel, like the others, is told through the first-person narrative of Huck Finn.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

The orphan Tom Sawyer, raised by his aunt, is never out of trouble for long. A mischievous, charming boy (not to mention genius at escaping from trouble), Tom's adventures involve many unwitting bystanders. From one moment to the next, the boy could change into a pirate, or ship's captain - when he's not trying to win Becky Thatcher for a sweetheart, of course. Tom is also a friend of Twain's other beloved boy-hero, Huckleberry Finn.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer's best friend, escapes down the Mississippi on a raft with the runaway slave, Jim. One of the iconic American novels, it caused a stir when published because of the vernacular used by Twain to characterize Jim and the people of the Mississippi. Twain's criticism of racial segregation and the treatment of slaves was thrown into turbulent criticisms at the turn of the century however, when he himself was accused of racist stereotyping and frequent use of the word "e;nigger"e;.

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Tom Sawyer Abroad sees Tom, Huck Finn and Jim board a futuristic hot air balloon bound for Africa, in a parody of the popular science fiction/travel adventure stories of the time. In Africa they encounter wild animals and immense man-made wonders. The novel is narrated by Huck Finn.

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Tom Sawyer, Detective follows Twain's popular novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Tom Sawyer Abroad. In this novel, Tom turns detective, trying to solve a murder. Twain plays with and celebrates the detective novel, wildly popular at the time. This novel, like the others, is told through the first-person narrative of Huck Finn.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

The orphan Tom Sawyer, raised by his aunt, is never out of trouble for long. A mischievous, charming boy (not to mention genius at escaping from trouble), Tom's adventures involve many unwitting bystanders. From one moment to the next, the boy could change into a pirate, or ship's captain - when he's not trying to win Becky Thatcher for a sweetheart, of course. Tom is also a friend of Twain's other beloved boy-hero, Huckleberry Finn.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2009

Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer's best friend, escapes down the Mississippi on a raft with the runaway slave, Jim. One of the iconic American novels, it caused a stir when published because of the vernacular used by Twain to characterize Jim and the people of the Mississippi. Twain's criticism of racial segregation and the treatment of slaves was thrown into turbulent criticisms at the turn of the century however, when he himself was accused of racist stereotyping and frequent use of the word "e;nigger"e;.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2008

You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer , but that ain't no matter. So begins, in characteristic fashion, one of the greatest American novels. Narrated by a poor, illiterate white boy living in America's deep South before the Civil War, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the story of Huck's escape from his brutal father and the relationship that grows between him and Jim, the slave who is fleeing from an even more brutal oppression. As they journey down the Mississippi their adventures address some of the most profound human conundrums: the prejudices of class, age, and colour are pitted against the qualities of hope, courage, and moral character. Enormously influential in the development of American literature, Huckleberry Finn remains a controversial novel at the centre of impassioned critical debate. This edition discusses all the current issues and the evolution of Mark Twain's penetrating genius. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2008

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain, Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/03/2008

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escpe down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at every turn, from floods and gunfights to armed bandits and the long arm of the law. Through it all the friends stick together - but can Huck and Tom free Jim from slavery once and for all? With an inspirational introduction by bestselling author, Darren Shan.

Classic Starts (R): The Prince and the Pauper

Classic Starts (R): The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2007

One boy, penniless and in rags, forced to beg in the street. The other, a king's son, coddled and given all he could want. What happens when the two boys change clothes and places and learn how the other half lives? Mark Twain's satirical and suspenseful novel about the thin line that separates prince and pauper is a perennial favourite. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, with Classic Starts[trademark] , young readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories from an early age.

Roughing It

Roughing It

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2006

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2006

Mark Twain's brilliant 19th-century novel has long been recognised as one of the finest examples of American literature. Rich in authentic dialect, folksy humour and sharp social commentary, Twain's classic tale follows Huckleberry Finn and Jim the runaway slave on an exciting journey down the Mississippi. Each beautiful book is unabridged and features extraordinary art, a ribbon marker and the highest quality paper. A series of insightful questions appear at the end of each volume to encourage discussion and a deeper understanding of these enduring works.

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2006

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2006

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2006

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2006

Roughing It

Roughing It

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2006

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, Amy, Sterling Casil Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2006

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2006

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2006

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Author: Mark Twain, Amy Sterling Casil Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain, Amy Sterling Casil Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, Amy, Sterling Casil Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Author: Mark Twain, Amy Sterling Casil Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2006

The Mysterious Stranger

The Mysterious Stranger

Author: Mark Twain, Amy, Sterling Casil, Samuel Clemens Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Author: Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, Amy, Sterling Casil Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2006

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer, Detective

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain, Amy Sterling Casil Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

The Mysterious Stranger

The Mysterious Stranger

Author: Mark Twain, Amy Sterling Casil Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2006

Merry Tales

Merry Tales

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2006

Merry Tales

Merry Tales

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2006

Classic Starts (R): The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Retold from the Mark Twain Original

Classic Starts (R): The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Retold from the Mark Twain Original

Author: Mark Twain, Oliver Ho, Dan Andreasen, Arthur Pober Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/03/2006

Sail down the Mississippi with Huck Finn and the runaway slave, Jim. Twain's beloved tale, with its folksy language, creates an indelible image of pre-Civil War America with its sleepy river towns, con men, family feuds and a variety of colourful characters. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, with Classic Starts[trademark], young readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories from an early age.

The Prince and the Pauper, Complete

The Prince and the Pauper, Complete

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2006

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2006

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2005

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2004

The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/09/2004

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of a boy's adventures growing up in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi river over a hundred years ago. The cheerful, adventurous hero plays truant to form a pirate band and, together with his best friend, Huckleberry Finn, finds fun and excitement, and buried treasure, along the shores of the great river.

Tom Sawyer Abroad By Huck Finn

Tom Sawyer Abroad By Huck Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2001

Mod Lib Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

Mod Lib Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2001

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2001

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2001

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2000

With his uniquely expressive voice, three-time Academy Award winner Paul Newman vividly brings to life the exciting tale of one of America's favorite heroes. Young Tom Sawyer, full of guts and determination, takes us on amazing adventures that are both touching and humorous, and at their most compelling in Newman's warm and charismatic performance.Produced in a simple manner that allows imaginations to soar, Mark Twain's marvelous enduring wit will charm the entire family. Destined to become an instant classic, this audiobook will help introduce your family to the unique pleasure of classic literature.

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2000

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: eBook Release Date: 16/12/1999

The sun shines on Tom Sawyer. The idealized childhood of this fictional hero, based on Mark Twain's own early life along the banks of the Mississippi, is filled with robust good humor and high-spirited adventures. Yet there is also an in-depth experience of the central South of the 1840s-its dialects, superstitions, and social values. While romping through fun-filled fantasy, Tom Sawyer shows how morally complicated real life can be. This reading of Tom Sawyer is especially notable for the virtuoso performance of actor Patrick Fraley. Crafting thirty-six authentic "e;voices"e; to represent the wide range of Twain's delightful characters, Fraley proves his storytelling mastery. Hear why this is one of the world's best-known and best-loved books, appealing to all ages.

Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/1998

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/1998

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/1997

Las Aventuras De Huckleberry Finn

Las Aventuras De Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/1997

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/1997

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/1994

Tom Canty and Edward Tudor could have been identical twins. Their birthdays and their faces match, but there the likeness stops. For Edward is prince, heir to King Henry VIII of England, whilst Tom is a miserable pauper. But fate intervenes, and their identities become confused. Soon the prince is thrown out of the palace in rags, leaving ignorant Tom to play the part of a royal prince.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/1993

The classic story of a boy's adventures in the Mississippi Valley.

Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain, Stuart Hutchinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/1992

With an Introduction and Notes by Stuart Hutchinson, University of Kent at Canterbury. Tom Sawyer, a shrewd and adventurous boy, is as much at home in the respectable world of his Aunt Polly as in the self-reliant and parentless world of his friend Huck Finn. The two enjoy a series of adventures, accidentally witnessing a murder, establishing the innocence of the man wrongly accused, as well as being hunted by Injun Joe, the true murderer, eventually escaping and finding the treasure that Joe had buried. Huckleberry Finn recounts the further adventures of Huck, who runs away from a drunken and brutal father, and meets up with the escaped slave Jim. They float down the Mississippi on a raft, participating in the lives of the characters they meet, witnessing corruption, moral decay and intellectual impoverishment. Sharing so much in background and character, these two stories, the best of Twain, indisputably belong together in one volume. Though originally written as adventure stories for young people, the vivid writing provides a profound commentary on provincial American life in the mid-nineteenth century and the institution of slavery.

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