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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 Prince and the Pauper
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Christopher Paul Curtis
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2003
$10.00/13.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76112-6 (0-375-76112-8)

Set in sixteenth-century England, Mark Twain’s classic “tale for young people of all ages” features two identical-looking boys—a prince and a pauper—who trade clothes and step into each other’s lives. While the urchin, Tom Canty, discovers luxury and power, Prince Edward, dressed in rags, roams his kingdom and experiences the cruelties... Read more






The Prince and the Pauper
Written by Mark Twain
Bantam Classics | Paperback | November 1983
$3.95/4.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21256-3 (0-553-21256-7)

Rich with surprise and hilarious adventure, The Prince and the Pauper is a delightful satire of England’s romantic past and a joyful boyhood romp filled with the same tongue-in-cheek irony that sparks the best of Mark Twain’s tall tales. Two boys, one an urchin from London’s filthy lanes, the other a... Read more






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






Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Ron Powers
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6622-0 (0-8129-6622-8)

Featuring the brilliantly drawn Roxanna, a mulatto slave who suffers dire consequences after switching her infant son with her master’s baby, and the clever Pudd’nhead Wilson, an ostracized small-town lawyer, Twain’s darkly comic masterpiece is a provocative exploration of slavery and miscegenation. Leslie A. Fiedler described the novel as “half melodramatic... Read more






Pudd'nhead Wilson
Written by Mark Twain
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1984
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21158-0 (0-553-21158-7)

At the beginning of Pudd'nhead Wilson a young slave woman, fearing for her infant's son's life, exchanges her light-skinned child with her master's.  From this rather simple premise Mark Twain fashioned one of his most entertaining, funny, yet biting novels.  On its surface, Pudd'nhead Wilson possesses all the elements of an engrossing nineteenth-century... Read more






Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Miles Donald
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1991
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-40584-9 (0-679-40584-4)

Along with Blake and Dickens, Mark Twain was one of the nineteenth century’s greatest chroniclers of childhood. These two novels reveal different aspects of his genius: Tom Sawyer is a much-loved story about the sheer pleasure of being a boy; Huckleberry Finn, the book Hemingway said was the source of all...

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A Tramp Abroad
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Dave Eggers
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2003
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7003-6 (0-8129-7003-9)

In A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain’s unofficial sequel to The Innocents Abroad, the author records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. “Here you have Twain’s inimitable mix,” writes Dave Eggers in his Introduction, “of the folksy and the... Read more





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