The Complete Works of Mark Twain

The Complete Works of Mark Twain

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Overview

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a very large anthology, and some people have experienced trouble navigating the work. To find each work in the anthology, you must go to the "Go To" section of your Nook, and then select "Chapter." It might get a blank screen--if it does, then hit the page forward button and the work will appear.

Giant collection of all of Mark Twain beloved stories. This edition has an easy to navigate table of contents to help you find the book you are looking for.

Included in this edition:

Novels:
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The American Claimant
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court
A Dog's Tale
A Double Barrelled Detective Story
The Gilded Age
A Horse's Tale
The Mysterious Stranger
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
The Prince and the Pauper
Those Extraordinary Twins
Tom Sawyer Abroad
Tom Sawyer Detective
The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

Non-Fiction:
Editorial Wild Oats
Following the Equator
The Innocents Abroad
Is Shakespeare Dead?
Life on the Mississippi
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed
Roughing It
A Tramp Abroad

Short Stories:
1601
Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Extracts from Adam's Diary
Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven
Eve's Diary
The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut
Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
Sketches New and Old
Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion
The Stolen White Elephant
The 30,000 Dollar Bequest

Essays and Sketches:
Christian Science
The Curious Republic of Gondour, and Other Whimsical Sketches
Essays on Paul Bourget
In Defense of Harriet Shelley
How to Tell a Story and other Essays
The Literary Offenses of Fenimore Cooper
What Is Man? And Other Essays

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011819278
Publisher: Golgotha Press
Publication date: 10/07/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 996,956
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Date of Birth:

November 30, 1835

Date of Death:

April 21, 1910

Place of Birth:

Florida, Missouri

Place of Death:

Redding, Connecticut

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The complete works of Mark Twain 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 61 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not sure what the other reviewer is talking about, but this collection is complete.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Where's "The War Prayer"? "Letters from the Earth"? "The United States of Lyncherdom"? "The Lowest Animal"? This is The Complete, Warm-and-Fuzzy, Feel-Good, Safely Innocuous Works of Mark Twain (where we all left off in elementary school). All of his edgy, controversial stuff -- i.e., his best work -- is conspicuously absent. This deserves at least three stars because what's here is good AS FAR AS IT GOES, but I have to penalize it by at least one star on principle. I'd like to think Mr. Clemens would agree.
psikes More than 1 year ago
The book is wonderful Twain at his best. The nook version is not so wonderful. On my nook version 2 there is no way to control font size and it seems to be set as large as it will go.
hannahelaine More than 1 year ago
i found the table of contents intuitive and very easy to navigate. i haven't opened up every single story to make sure it's there yet, but the several that i did click through to opened fine and the formatting was great. i'm super stoked to have all of these amazing stories -- twain is a genius. TIP: if you find yourself on a blank page, just keeping clicking through with the forward button until the page appears.
EggmanJV More than 1 year ago
Fabulous buy. Enough Twain to keep you busy for a year. Includes his classics and many of his short essays highlighting his unmatched humor. The negative comments about navigating this book are bogus. Simply use the Nook table of contents rather than the table at the front of the book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a scanned document and is unfortunately unreadable
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This is really a bargain. I've been reading all kinds Mark Twain stories and love 'em. Before, I had to hold my 3-inch anthology with great difficulty. Now, only the Nook. Who could ask for anything more?
TMUBand More than 1 year ago
I have always been fascinated by the incredible mind and thought process that Mr. Clemens brings to his craft. His political analysis of the character of man in the 1860's forward resonates loudly today. This collection of all the works of Mark Twain is a treausre, it allows the reader to take a lifetime journey with a man who saw the greatness and foibles of humankind. This book may be the best 5,400 plus 99 cent purchase you'll ever make.
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