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ISBN : 184159346X
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Download or read book in PDF The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain written by Mark Twain and published by Everyman Paperback Classics. This book was released on 2012-01-01 with total page 776 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mark Twain's famous novels, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (available in Everyman) have long been hailed as major masterpieces, but it is less well known that the father of American literature also made his mark as a master of the short story. This is the only edition in hardcover of his complete shorter fiction: sixty tales spanning a long career - many rollicking and uproarious, some sombre and even shocking. Included, of course, are such immortal classics as 'The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' (1865), a humorous piece set in Gold-Rush California, which helped establish the young author's reputation, and 'The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg' (1899), a satirical novella in which a self-righteously respectable American small town is exposed as a fraud.

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ISBN : 9780307959379
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Download or read book in PDF The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain written by Mark Twain and published by Everyman's Library. This book was released on 2012-06-05 with total page 746 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: These sixty satirical, rollicking, uproarious tales by the greatest yarn-spinner in our literary history are as fresh and vivid as ever more than a century after their author’s death. Mark Twain’s famous novels Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn have long been hailed as major achievements, but the father of American literature also made his mark as a master of the humorous short story. All the tales he wrote over the course of his lengthy career are gathered here, including such immortal classics as “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," “The Diary of Adam and Eve,” and “The $30,000 Bequest.” Twain’s inimitable wit, his nimble plotting, and his unerring insight into human nature are on full display in these wonderfully entertaining stories.

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ISBN : 9781101099933
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Download or read book in PDF The Signet Classic Book of Mark Twain's Short Stories written by Mark Twain and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2006-05-02 with total page 832 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For nearly two decades before Mark Twain published his finest novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, he was refining his craft and winning tremendous popularity with his short stories and sketches. This richly entertaining and comprehensive collection presents sixty-five of the very best of Mark Twain’s short pieces, from the classic frontier sketch “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” to the richly imaginative fable “Extract from Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven.” Compiled by Pulitzer Prize–winning Twain scholar and biographer, Justin Kaplan, this collection represents some of Mark Twain’s wittiest and most insightful writing.

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Publisher : Bantam Classics
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ISBN : 9780553901962
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Download or read book in PDF The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain written by Mark Twain and published by Bantam Classics. This book was released on 2005-09-27 with total page 848 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For deft plotting, riotous inventiveness, unforgettable characters, and language that brilliantly captures the lively rhythms of American speech, no American writer comes close to Mark Twain. This sparkling anthology covers the entire span of Twain’s inimitable yarn-spinning, from his early broad comedy to the biting satire of his later years. Every one of his sixty stories is here: ranging from the frontier humor of “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” to the bitter vision of humankind in “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” to the delightful hilarity of “Is He Living or Is He Dead?” Surging with Twain’s ebullient wit and penetrating insight into the follies of human nature, this volume is a vibrant summation of the career of–in the words of H. L. Mencken–“the father of our national literature.”

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ISBN : UOM:39015010717802
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Publisher : Modern Library
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ISBN : UOM:39015058785414
Pages : 408 pages
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Download or read book in PDF The Complete Short Stories by Mark Twain - Delphi Classics (Illustrated) written by Mark Twain and published by Delphi Classics. This book was released on 2017-07-17 with total page 884 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Complete Short Stories’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Mark Twain’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Twain includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Complete Short Stories’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Twain’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

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ISBN : UVA:X000303180
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ISBN : 082407212X
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Download or read book in PDF The Mark Twain Encyclopedia written by J. R. LeMaster and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 1993 with total page 952 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A reference guide to the great American author (1835-1910) for students and general readers. The approximately 740 entries, arranged alphabetically, are essentially a collection of articles, ranging significantly in length and covering a variety of topics pertaining to Twain's life, intellectual milieu, literary career, and achievements. Because so much of Twain's writing reflects Samuel Clemens's personal experience, particular attention is given to the interface between art and life, i.e., between imaginative reconstructions and their factual sources of inspiration. Each entry is accompanied by a selective bibliography to guide readers to sources of additional information. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN : 0553211625
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Download or read book in PDF Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain written by Mark Twain and published by . This book was released on 1981-10-01 with total page 679 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sixty short stories, arranged chronologically, beginning with "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and covering the entire span of Twain's writing life, from 1865 to 1916.

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ISBN : 9788027223657
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ISBN : 9780786752010
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ISBN : 9780415890588
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A Reader's Guide to the Short Stories of Mark Twain

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Publisher : G K Hall
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ISBN : UOM:39015012133602
Pages : 297 pages
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Download or read book in PDF A Reader's Guide to the Short Stories of Mark Twain written by James Darrell Wilson and published by G K Hall. This book was released on 1987 with total page 297 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The sixty-five stories chosen for analysis span the length of Twain's career as professional writer, show the diverse range of his genius, and reflect the themes and methods characteristic of his longer, more familiar works.

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ISBN : 9781528791717
Pages : 250 pages
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Download or read book in PDF The Short Stories of Mark Twain written by Mark Twain and published by Read Books Ltd. This book was released on 2020-11-06 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), more commonly known under the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, lecturer, publisher and entrepreneur most famous for his novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876) and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884). He also wrote a number of successful short stories, the very best of which are contained within this brand new collection. They include: “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, “A Dog's Tale”, “Eve's Diary”, “The $30,000 Bequest”, “The Stolen White Elephant”, “The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton”, “Legend of Sagenfeld, in Germany”, “The Californian's Tale”, “Was it Heaven? Or Hell?”, “The £1,000,000 Bank-Note”, “Luck”, and “The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg”. A fantastic collection of classic short stories not to be missed by fans and collectors of Twain's unforgettable work. Other notable works by this author include: “The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today” (1873) and “The Prince and the Pauper” (1881). Read & Co. Classics is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic short stories now complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.

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Silas Marner

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ISBN : 9780553902273
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ISBN : 9780486499888
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Download or read book in PDF Humorous American Short Stories written by Bob Blaisdell and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2013-11-21 with total page 259 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This anthology of entertaining tales features the works of early American authors such as Benjamin Franklin and stories by 20th-century writers, including Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, and James Thurber. Additional contributors include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, and others.