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A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court

  [english | 1889]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [This is the tale of a 19th-century citizen of Hartford Connecticut who awakens to find himself inexplicably transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur in AD 528.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 119

Die Schrecken Der Deutschen Sprache

  [german | 1897]  

Mark Twain

Excerpts: [... Mark Twain am 21. November 1897 vor dem Presse-Club in Wien gehalten hat, macht Mark Twain einige ironische Vorschlage zur Verbesserung und Vereinfachung ...... Dankbarkeit, aber meine Armut an deutschen Worten zwingt mich zu grosser Sparsamkeit des Ausdruckes. Entschuldigen Sie, meine Herren, dass ich verlese, ...... - zuweilen durch Vorwande, haufig durch Gewalt. Immer sagten ...]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 447

La Celebre Rana Saltarina Del Distrito De Calaveras

  [spanish | 1865]  

Mark Twain

Excerpts: [... que me escrib'ia desde el Este, fui a hacer una visita a ese simp'atico joven y viejo charlat'an que es Sim'on Wheeler. Fui a pedirle noticias de ...... su silla, se sent'o, y luego me envolvi'o con la siguiente historia mon'otona. Durante el relato no sonri'o una sola vez, ni arque'o una sola vez las ...... esa 'epoca, es que la gran barrera del r'io no estaba terminada cuando 'el ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | short storiesDownloads: 106

Les Aventures De Tom Sawyer

  [french | 1876]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Mark Twain nous dcrit avec beaucoup de talent les frasques et msaventures de Tom Sawyer jeune garon lesprit vif et dbordant dimagination lev par sa tante au bord du Mississipi. Tom ne loupe pas une occasion de se distinguer pour plaire la jolie Becky et il est toujours prt pour vivre des aventures en compagnie de son insparable ami Huckleberry Finn fils de livrogne du village. Un soir dans un ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 59

Life On The Mississippi

  [english | 1883]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before and after the American Civil War. The book begins with a brief history of the river. It continues with anecdotes of Twains training as a steamboat pilot as the cub of an experienced pilot. He describes with great affection the science of navigating the ever-changing ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | humorDownloads: 418

Personal Recollections Of Joan Of Arc

  [english | 1896]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Mark Twains work on Joan of Arc is titled in full Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by the Sieur Louis de Conte who is identified further as Joans page and secretary. The work is fictionally presented as a translation from the manuscript by Jean Francois Alden or in the words of the published book Freely Translated out of the Ancient French into Modern English from the Original Unpublished ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | fictionDownloads: 218

Roughing It

  [english | 1872]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 18611867. After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman he joined his brother Orion Clemens who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory on a stagecoach journey west. Twain consulted his brothers diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | humorDownloads: 283

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

  [english | 1885]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (often shortened to Huck Finn) is a novel written by American humorist Mark Twain. It is commonly used and accounted as one of the first Great American Novels. It is also one of the first major American novels written using Local Color Regionalism or vernacular told in the first person by the eponymous Huckleberry Huck Finn best friend of Tom Sawyer and hero of ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 363

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

  [english | 1876]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is a popular 1876 novel about a young boy growing up in the antebellum South on the Mississippi River in the fictional town of St. Petersburg Missouri.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 238

The Bequest And Other Short Stories

  [english | 2004]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [The 30 000 Bequest And Other Stories by Mark Twain. The 30 000 Dollar Bequest A Dog s Tale Was It Heaven Or Hell A Cure for the Blues The Enemy Conquered or Love Triumphant The Californian s Tale A Helpless Situation A Telephonic Conversation Edward Mills and George Benton A Tale The Five Boons of Life The First Writing-machines Italian without a Master Italian with Grammar A Burlesque Biography ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | short storiesDownloads: 333

The Jumping Frog

  [english | 1865]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [Mark Twains The Jumping Frog : In English then in French then clawed back into the civilized language once more by patient unremunerated toil (1865) also known as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog.Containing the original story (in english) a french translation which was published in la Revue des Deux ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 248

The War Prayer

  [english | 1916]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [The Book of Common Prayer is the common title of a number of prayer books of the Church of England and of other Anglican churches used throughout the Anglican Communion. The first book published in 1549 in the reign of Edward VI was a product of the English Reformation following the break with Rome. Prayer books unlike books of prayers contain the words of structured services of worship. The work ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 313

Tom Sawyer Abroad

  [english | 1894]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [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 and fleas to see some of the worlds greatest wonders including the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Like Adventures of ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 380

Tom Sawyer Detective

  [english | 1896]  

Mark Twain

Summary: [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 the time. Like the two preceding novels the story is told using the first-person narrative voice of Huck Finn.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 441