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30,000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories
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Bringing together 38 tales and sketches, "The 30 000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories" provides a rare long view of Twain's work, covering virtually his entire career, from "Advice to Young Girls" (a spoof that appeared in 1865, just months before he achieved national acclaim for his "Jumping Frog"...
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5 Best Humorous Stories / 5 лучших юмористических историй
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Если вы изучаете английский язык или свободно на нем говорите, у вас есть замечательная возможность прослушать избранные рассказы «юмориста на все времена» – Марка Твена – на языке оригинала, а затем проверить свое понимание произведения, прослушав русский перевод. Текст не адаптирован, что должно...
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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A Double Barrelled Detective Story
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A Double Barreled Detective Story is a short story/novelette. The story is a delightful spoof of the mystery genre, then in its infancy, introducing the reader to Sherlock Holmes as he has never been seen before or since. Far from his usual elegant London haunts, the great detective is caught up in...
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A Tramp Abroad
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The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created for the book, and based on his closest friend, Joseph Twichell), through central and southern Europe. While the stated goal of the journey is to walk most of the way, the men find themselves using other forms of...
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Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Chapters from My Autobiography
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Mark Twain began writing his autobiography long before the 1906 publications of "Chapters from my Autobiography". He originally planned to have his memoirs published only after his death but realized, once he’d passed his 70th year, that a lot of the material might be OK to publish before his...
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Complete Letters of Mark Twain
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The letters of Mark Twain are peculiarly of the revealing sort. He was a man of few restraints and of no affectations. In his correspondence, as in his talk, he spoke what was in his mind, untrammeled by literary conventions.
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Editorial Wild Oats
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Typical Mark Twain slightly caustic, complex humor. Six of Mark Twain's recollections his early experiences in newspaper work on topics such as his first editorship at age 13, the weaponry needed to edit a newspaper in Tennessee, a character study, and a couple of blunders he made along the way.
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Extracts From Adam's Diary (Translated From The Original MS)
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Written at the end of Twain's career, Extracts from Adam's Diary was first published in 1897. Twain's Adam was based on himself.
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Facts Concerning the Recent Car
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The story projects Twain’s lifelong struggles with his conscience. Here the conscience admits to being the “most pitiless enemy” of its host, whom it is supposed to “improve” but only tyrannizes with gusto while refusing to praise the host for anything.
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Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again
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A great writing by Mark Twain based on the short story of classic humour.
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How to Tell a Story and Other Essays
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A hilarious and cutting critique of what not to do, this deliciously wicked essay lays out what writers should and must do if they want their fiction to live and breathe ? as Twain's own fiction always does. In "How to Tell a Story," the title piece, Twain takes on such mysteries as the...
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In Defence of Harriet Shelley
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"In Defense of Harriet Shelley" is an excellent literary classic for all ages. Twain took much of his ideas and inspiration for his stories and tall tales from real experiences as a river boat pilot, his world travels, friendships, well known people, an educator and an early career as a journalist....
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Mark Twain's Speeches
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One of the most renowned public speakers of his day, Mark Twain was often asked to give speeches to mark public holidays or important anniversaries, for school graduations, at banquets for distinguished visitors, and at events sponsored by charitable organizations, reform groups, and the like....
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