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If you're already familiar with Finn and Sawyer, perhaps this collection of fragments, short stories, and essays--assembled posthumously some few decades ago now, but still fresh--will enhance your sense of Twain's true range. A particular favorite: his essay "The Damned Human Race," wherein he proves, rather convincingly, that an anaconda snake is a higher form of life than an English Earl. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Twain sentimentalists will gasp, Bible-belters will turn purple, austere stylistic purists will raise eyebrows -- but dyed-in-the-wool Twain enthusiasts will grab hungrily for what amounts to a new volume by the 'Lincoln of our literature' ... The pages in this volume range from furious to funny, from deadly earnestness to frothy wordplay. --Library Journal
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Mark Twain is one of my all time satirists. Points out a lot of truths that hold even today.Published 18 days ago by Ed41
This book has made me wonder why Mark Twain focused mostly on literature and not philosophy. One might get the idea that he has no room for anything metaphysical in his life.Published 24 days ago by Andi Knox
If you have ever been confused by the many intricacies and contradictions in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, Twain help make that all clear. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joschka
A great and very logical book by a brilliant writer. Very interesting perspective of all characters involved.Published 2 months ago by Mr. Natural
This story is crude and honest. You feel as though you get the inner thoughts of Samuel Clemens on religion. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Haley