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Mark Twain

MARK TWAIN was born in Missouri in 1835 and died in Connecticut in 1910.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | May 16, 2017
$9.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-425-28903-7 (0-425-28903-6)

Color your bookshelf with Puffin+Pantone! A collection of classic novels paired with their perfect color match. 

Introducing a bold, bright new take on your favorite books. A collection that celebrates color and literature at once! 

Join Tom Sawyer on his adventures along the blue Mississippi River with his best pal Huck Finn!

On the banks of... Read more






Collected Nonfiction, Volume 1
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Adam Hochschild
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90770-2 (1-101-90770-3)

The first of two hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction by the "father of American literature": more than 150 letters, essays, and speeches selected to showcase the dazzling range of his interests and passions. An Everyman's Library Original.

Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the... Read more






Collected Nonfiction, Volume 2
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Richard Russo
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90772-6 (1-101-90772-X)

The second of two hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction by the "father of American literature," including excerpts from The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi. 

Twain’s playful exuberance and remarkable storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures in these rollicking, shrewd, and... Read more






The Prince and the Pauper
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2015
$10.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-87310-6 (1-101-87310-8)

Mark Twain’s satiric novel about two boys who trade places in Tudor England—written “for young people of all ages”—was his first foray into historical fiction. 

Set in 1547, The Prince and the Pauper brings together Tom Canty, an impoverished urchin who lives with his abusive father in London’s filthiest streets, and pampered...

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Pudd'nhead Wilson
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2015
$12.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-87311-3 (1-101-87311-6)

Mark Twain’s darkest novel—about a master and slave switched at birth—combines a courtroom drama with a provocative fable about race and identity.

Twain’s plot is set in motion when a slave named Roxy exchanges her light-skinned son Chambers with her master’s baby, Tom. Roxy’s child, now known as Tom, grows up as... Read more






Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Foreword by Azar Nafisi, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen, Noted by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310732-3 (0-14-310732-1)

The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen and a foreword by Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and The Republic of Imagination

In recent years, neither the persistent effort to “clean up” the racial epithets in Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn nor its consistent use... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen, Noted by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$9.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310733-0 (0-14-310733-X)

The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen

A consummate prankster with a quick wit, Tom Sawyer dreams of a bigger fate than simply being a “rich boy.” Yet through the novel’s humorous escapades—from the famous episode of the whitewashed fence to... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | September 2014
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119957-3 (0-14-119957-1)

Mark Twain's great American masterpiece, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Ishmael Reed, Introduction by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Signet | Paperback | July 2013
$7.95/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53214-5 (0-451-53214-7)

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER 
Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a very special boy named Tom Sawyer. It is a dreamlike summertime world of hooky and adventure, pranks and punishment, villains and first love, filled with memorable characters. Adults and young readers alike... Read more






The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Howard Mittelmark, Introduction by Jeffrey Nichols
Signet | Paperback | October 2012
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53220-6 (0-451-53220-1)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut
The Stolen White Elephant
Luck
The £1,000,000 Bank-Note
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
The Five Boons of Life
Was It Heaven? Or Hell?
The Mysterious Stranger

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories unites nine... Read more






The Complete Short Stories
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | June 2012
$28.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95937-9 (0-307-95937-6)

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...

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Autobiographical Writings
Written by Mark Twain, Edited by R. Kent Rasmussen, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310667-8 (0-14-310667-8)

An intimate look at Mark Twain that only he himself could offer, edited by highly respected Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen

A must-have for all lovers of Mark Twain, this selection of his autobiographical writings opens a rare window onto the writer’s life, particularly his early years. Born on November 30, 1835... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini
Puffin Books | Hardcover | September 2010
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-133484-4 (0-14-133484-3)

Mark Twain's classic story of one boy's adventure down the river

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escpe down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47556-5 (0-307-47556-5)

Long cherished by readers of all ages, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is both a hilarious account of an incorrigible truant and a powerful parable of innocence in conflict with the fallen adult world.

The mighty Mississippi River of the antebellum South gives the novel both its colorful backdrop and its narrative... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47555-8 (0-307-47555-7)

Mark Twain was one of the nineteenth century's greatest chroniclers of childhood, and of all his works his beloved novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer most enchantingly and timelessly captures the sheer pleasure of being a boy.
 
Tom Sawyer is as clever, imaginative, and resourceful as he is reckless and mischievous... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Lilli Carre, Introduction by John Seelye, Noted by Guy Cardwell
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2009
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310594-7 (0-14-310594-9)

Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed the voice and experience of the American frontier as no other work had done before. When Huck escapes from his drunken father and the 'sivilizing' Widow Douglas with the runaway slave Jim, he embarks on a... Read more






Life on the Mississippi
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by John Seelye, Introduction by Justin Kaplan
Signet | Paperback | March 2009
$4.95/5.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-53120-9 (0-451-53120-5)

At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, here is the raw material from which Mark Twain wrote his finest novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Hannibal, Missouri, on the banks of the Mississippi River, was... Read more






Roughing It
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Elizabeth Frank
Signet | Paperback | November 2008
$6.95/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-53110-0 (0-451-53110-8)

The celebrated author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn mixes fact and fiction in a rousing travelogue that serves as “a portrait of the artist as a young adventurer.”*
 
In 1861, young Mark Twain found himself adrift as a newcomer in the Wild West, working... Read more






Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Jayne Anne Phillips, Introduction by Padgett Powell
Signet | Paperback | May 2008
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53094-3 (0-451-53094-2)

The adventure of a lifetime Tom Sawyeras pal Huck Finn finds himself on the run, floating down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave. With rich description as well as sharp satire, Twain vividly recreates the world he knew as a child.


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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Geoffrey Sanborn, Introduction by Robert Tilton
Signet | Paperback | May 2008
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53093-6 (0-451-53093-4)

The classic adventures of one of American literature’s most beloved characters from Mark Twain, one of America’s best-loved writers.

Here is a lighthearted excursion into boyhood, a nostalgic return into the simple, rural Missouri world of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Becky Thatcher, and Aunt Polly. It is a universal world of... Read more






Letters of the Century
Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler, Contribution by Mark Twain, Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-31593-7 (0-385-31593-7)

"Immediate and evocative, letters witness and fasten history, catching events as they happen," write Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler in their introduction to this remarkable book.  In more than 400 letters from both famous figures and ordinary citizens, Letters of the Century encapsulates the people and places, events and trends that... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-132110-3 (0-14-132110-5)

They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best

Tom Sawyer is sure to find trouble wherever the river leads him . . .

On the banks of the Mississippi River, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night in the graveyard they... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-132109-7 (0-14-132109-1)

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escpe down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at every turn, from floods and gunfights to armed bandits and... Read more






Pudd'nhead Wilson
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Louis J. Budd
Signet | Paperback | December 2007
$4.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53074-5 (0-451-53074-8)

Mark Twain takes a hard look at the consequences of slavery in America in this classic satire. 

Set in a town on the Mississippi during the pre-Civil War era, Pudd’nhead Wilson tackles the seminal American issue of slavery in a tragicomedy of switched identities. What happens when a child born free and... Read more






Four Classic American Novels
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Stephen Crane and Herman Melville, Introduction by Sandra Newman
Signet | Paperback | June 2007
$8.95/10.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53055-4 (0-451-53055-1)

Shining examples of American literature at its best, these four novels explore timeless themes—adventure, war, sex, and morality—through compelling narratives. An adulteress, a runaway boy, a terrified soldier, and a maltreated sailor—the heroes of these novels have become a part of popular culture. This indispensable volume includes…

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel... Read more





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