Tag Archives: Mark Twain

The Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

The Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc © 1896 Mark Twain 455 pages         In 1428,  a young French teenager arrived at the court of Robert Baudricourt and announced that she and he were to be allies in … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer© 1876 Mark Twain202 pages             There is truly no better time to revisit The Adventures of Tom Sawyerthan the summer, with its long, languid days bringing back memories of childhood liberty from school, and the … Continue reading

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Weapons of Satire

Weapons of Satire: Anti-Imperialist Writings on the American-Phillipine War© 1992 Mark Twain; edited by Jim Zwick.256 pages Mine eyes have seen the orgy of the launching of the Sword; He is searching out the hoardings where the stranger’s wealth is … Continue reading

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court © 1889 Mark Twain (alias Samuel Clemens)Bantam Classic edition, 274 pages I read A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court along with other highly-esteemed literature as a child through the ‘Great Illustrated Classics‘ series. … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages © 1882 Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) 212 pages In my youth I read many “classic” works of literature, but I did so through a series of children’s … Continue reading

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