Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


Read by John Greenman


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of …

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 2)


Read by Mark F. Smith


In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates an entertaining adventure of Middle America in the 1800's - afloat on a raft on th…

Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers


Read by Ramona Deininger-Schnabel


Die Abenteuer des Tom Sawyer (Originaltitel: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) ist ein Roman des US-amerikanischen Schriftstellers Mark Twain. D…

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary cri…

The Prince and the Pauper


Read by John Greenman


The Prince and the Pauper (1882) represents Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. The book, set in 1547, tells the story of two …

Life on the Mississippi


Read by John Greenman


Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil…

Roughing It


Read by John Greenman


Roughing It is semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was authored during 1870–71 and published…

The Awful German Language


Read by Rainer


If you’ve ever studied German (and maybe even if you haven’t), you’re likely to find this short essay to be hilarious. Published as Appendix…

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court


Read by Steve Andersen


Come and hear the strange tail of The Boss Hank Morgan, a modern day (at the time of publication) Connecticut Yankee who inexplicably finds…

Las Aventuras De Tom Sawyer


Read by krahs


Tom Sawyer es un niño que vive en San Petesburgo al lado del río Missisipi con su hermano menor Sid, su prima Mary y su t&iacu…

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 4)


Read by John Greenman


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade), often shortened to Huck Finn, is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884.…

El Diario De Adán Y Eva


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Con su ingenio y encanto habituales, Mark Twain, uno de los más grandes escritores de nuestro tiempo, presenta la historia del Jard&i…

Eve’s Diary


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Eve’s Diary is a humorous monologue about Eve’s experiences at the dawn of creation. She is fascinated by every aspect of the new world …

The Innocents Abroad


Read by John Greenman


Writer/entertainer Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion) on “The Innocents Abroad”: “…one of the best selling travel books of all time…

A Dog's Tale


Read by Aaron Elliott


This short novel of Twain’s, from 1903, is told from the point of view of a loyal and beloved family pet. Themes of heroics, valor and heart…

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 3)


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The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River, and its sober and often scathing look at en…

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (version 2)


Read by John Greenman


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The work is a very early example of…

A Tramp Abroad


Read by John Greenman


A Tramp Abroad is a work of non-fiction travel literature by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by th…

1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors …


Read by John Greenman


Please note: this recording contains strong language. Also known simply as "1601", this is a humorously risque work by Mark Twain,…

Chapters from my Autobiography


Read by John Greenman


Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) began writing his autobiography long before the 1906 publications of these Chapters from my Autobiography. He or…

What is Man? and Other Essays


Read by John Greenman


"What Is Man?", published by Mark Twain in 1906, is a dialogue between a young man and an older man jaded to the world. It involve…

Tom Sawyer Abroad by Huck Finn


Read by John Greenman


Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne-esque a…

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories


Read by Ted Delorme


Here's a Mark Twain story that's very unlike those he became famous for, but when I read it back in Catholic high school, it left a deep imp…

Extracts from Adam's Diary


Read by Mr. Baby Man


Get the true story of Adam and Eve, straight from the source. This humorous text is a day-to-day account of Adam’s life from happiness in th…

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2


Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte." De Conte …

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson


Read by Michael Yard


In one of his later novels, the master storyteller spins a tale of two children switched at infancy. A slave takes on the identity of master…

Tom Sawyer, Detective


Read by John Greenman


Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn …

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (version 2 dramatic reading)


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Growing up on the banks of the Mississippi river, a mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer spends his days getting into one scrape after another. …

Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World


Read by John Greenman


Following the Equator (American English title) or More Tramps Abroad (English title) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American autho…

A Double Barreled Detective Story


Read by John Greenman


A Double Barrelled Detective Story is a novel by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), in which Sherlock Holmes finds himself in the American west.At…

Les Aventures de Tom Sawyer


Read by Florent


Les Aventures de Tom Sawyer (1876) est le premier et plus célèbre roman de Mark Twain.Pour celles et ceux qui ne connaissent p…

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (Version 2)


Read by John Greenman


It was published in 1893–1894 by Century Magazine in seven installments, and is a detective story with some racial themes. The plot of this …

The Awful German Language (version 2)


Read by Kirsten Wever


This long essay is a work of mock philology, one of several appendices to Twain’s travel novel, A Tramp Abroad. In it, Twain explains, compl…

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer


Read by lca-master


Thomas "Tom" Sawyer is the title character of the Mark Twain novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He appears in three other …

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (version 2)


Read by John Greenman


The Mysterious Stranger-A Romance- is the final novel attempted by Mark Twain. It was worked on periodically from roughly 1890 up until 1910…

Mark Twain's Journal Writings, Volume 1


Read by John Greenman


Volume 1 contains these 12 essays: 1.) "Americans on a Visit to the Emperor of Russia." 2.) "The Austrian Edison keeping scho…

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories (Version 2)


Read by John Greenman


The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published j…

How to Tell a Story, and Other Essays


Read by Claudia Salto


In his inimitable way, Mark Twain gives sound advice about how to tell a story, then lets us in on some curious incidents he experienced, an…

Anti-imperialist Writings


Read by John Greenman


This audiobook is a collection of Mark Twain's anti-imperialist writings (newspaper articles, interviews, speeches, letters, essays and pamp…

Cartas Desde La Tierra


Read by luisal0052


Cartas desde la Tierra, cuya primera edición no se autorizó hasta 1962, describe en vivo y en directo la versión siglo …

El Peligro De Quedarse En Cama


Read by erikasj


Cuento humorístico de Mark Twain traducido por un colaborador de Leer Escuchando. De Mark Twain: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, conocido…

Mark Twain's Speeches


Read by John Greenman


Spanning the time between 1872 and the year before he died, this collection of after-dinner speeches, random thoughts to "the press&quo…

The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today (version 2)


Read by John Greenman


Originally published in 1873, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is the only novel Twain co-wrote (C.D. Warner was a good friend and neighbor o…

The Stolen White Elephant


Read by Kristen McQuillin


In this Mark Twain short story an Indian elephant, en route from India to Britain as a gift to Queen, disappears in New Jersey. The local po…

Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 2


Read by John Greenman


This second collection of essays by Mark Twain is a good example of the diversity of subject matter about which he wrote. As with the essays…

The Stolen White Elephant (Version 2)


Read by John Greenman


"The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Bri…

Old Times on the Mississippi


Read by John Greenman


Old Times on the Mississippi is a non-fiction work by Mark Twain. It was published in 1876. Originally published in serial form in the Atlan…

Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion


Read by John Greenman


Written for the Atlantic magazine in 1877, this is a collection of stories about a trip Mark Twain made with some friends to Bermuda. (Summa…

The Letters of Mark Twain, Complete


Read by James K. White


These letters were arranged in two volumes by Albert Bigelow Paine, Samuel L. Clemens's literary executor, as a supplement to Mark Twain, A …

The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories


Read by John Greenman


The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in December 1899, a…

The Jumping Frog


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"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain. It was also published as "The Notorio…

Aventuras de Masín (Tom) Sawyer


Read by Victor Villarraza


La vida en San Petersburgo, un pueblecito situado a orillas del Misisipi, al suroeste de Estados Unidos, es tan plácida que incluso p…

Eve’s Diary (version 2)


Read by John Greenman


Eve's Diary is a comic short story by Mark Twain. It was first published in the 1905 Christmas issue of the magazine Harper's Bazaar, and in…

A Horse's Tale (Version 2)


Read by John Greenman


A Horse's Tale is a novel by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), written partially in the voice of Soldier Boy, who is Buffalo Bill's favorite hors…

Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance


Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, a short volume, published by Sheldon & Co., NY in 1871, is Mark Twain's third …

The £1,000,000 Bank-Note & other new Stories


Read by John Greenman


collection contains: -The £1,000,000 Bank-Note -Mental Telegraphy -A Cure for the Blues -The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant -Abo…

A Horse's Tale


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Soldier Boy is the top steed at Fort Paxton. He is Buffalo Bill’s favorite horse and has led a life of glory and honor. One day General Alis…

The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches


Read by John Greenman


As the title reveals, these stories are a collection of some of Mark Twain's more fanciful and eccentric works. They run the gamut from poli…

The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today


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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in po…

Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven


Read by Kevin LaVergne


"Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven" is a short-story written by American writer Mark Twain and published in 1909. The story fol…

The American Claimant


Read by John Greenman


The American Claimant is an 1892 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The story focuses on the class differences and expectatio…

Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 3


Read by John Greenman


This third volume of Mark Twain's journal writings continues on eclectic and varied path established by the first two volumes. Included in t…

Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain


Read by John Greenman


This is a collection of newspaper articles written by Samuel Clemens, for various newspapers, between 1862 and 1881. After Feb 3rd 1863, he …

The Treaty with China


Read by John Greenman


"A good candidate for 'the most under-appreciated work by Mark Twain' would be 'The Treaty With China,' which he published in the New Y…

Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (version 3)


Read by John Greenman


This was the last story published by Twain, a few months before he died. The story follows Captain Elias Stormfield on his extremely long co…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences


Read by Gesine


Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

Sketches New and Old


Read by John Greenman


This collection of 63 writings by Mark Twain was published in 1875. Among other sketches, it contains "The Jumping Frog" in the or…

1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors


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Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which take…

Those Extraordinary Twins


Read by John Greenman


"Those Extraordinary Twins" was published as a short story, separate and distinct from its origins inside Twain's "The Tr…

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg


Read by Leonard Wilson


The town of Hadleyburg had the reputation of being the most honest town in a wide area, indeed an incorruptible community. The elders took t…

Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories


Read by John Greenman


A collection of Twain short stories including:The Loves Of Alonzo FitzClarence And Rosannah EtheltonOn The Decay Of The Art Of LyingAbout Ma…

Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit To Heaven (version 2)


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


In the afterlife grizzled sea captain Eli Stormfield finds himself piloting a ship to heaven. Despite a detour and some navigation errors he…

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again


Read by John Greenman


This satire on the U.S.A.'s myth of being the "Home of the Oppressed, where all men are free and equal", is unrelenting in its pur…

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories


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A book of short stories and humorous anecdotes by Mark Twain, published together in 1906. (Summary by Tricia G)

Tom Sawyer, De Lotgevallen van


Read by Bart de Leeuw


Uit de inleiding van de schrijver bij de originele Engelstalige uitgave (helaas niet in deze vertaling opgenomen): "Ofschoon mijn boek …

In Defense of Harriet Shelley


Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain pulls no punches while exposing the "real" Percy Shelley in this scathing condemnation of Edward Dowden's "Life of…

Plus fort que Sherlock Holmes


Read by René Depasse


« La première scène se passe à la campagne dans la province de Virginie, en l’année 1880.Un él&eacu…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences (Version 2)


Read by John Greenman


This is Mark Twain's vicious and amusing review of Fenimore Cooper's literary art. It is still read widely in academic circles. Twain's essa…

Pour guérir un rhume



Au Fil des Lectures Une nouvelle de Mark Twain lue par R. Depasse (13 min). « C'est une chose sans doute excellente d'écrire po…

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Version 6)


Read by Phil Chenevert


Follow the young boy Huckleberry Finn and the slave Jim on their epic journey down the Mississippi River in the years before the Civil War. …

The Prince and the Pauper (version 2)


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One day a poor boy, Tom, gets a little too near the gates of the palace. and the guards start to beat him. However the prince himself interv…

Essays on Paul Bourget


Read by John Greenman


Collection of short essays concerning French novelist and critic Paul Bourget. Included: "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" and &quo…

Mark Twain: The Complete Interviews


Read by John Greenman


This collection of the 258 known, publicly-printed interviews of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Gary Scharnhorst and …

Comment on raconte une histoire


Read by René Depasse


« Il y a différentes espèces d’histoires, mais une seule est difficile à manier : c’est l’histoire humoristique. …

La C?lebre Rana Saltarina Del Distrito De Calaveras


Read by lalvarez


Este cuento de Mark Twain fue escrito 11 años antes de Tom Sawyer. Es una obra corta, divertida e interesante, que nos presenta un au…

L'Histoire de l'invalide



Au Fil des Lectures Nouvelle de Mark Twain lue par R. Depasse (20 min). « J'ai l'air d'un homme de soixante ans et marié, mais …

Feu Benjamin Franklin



Au Fil des Lectures Une nouvelle de Mark Twain lue par R. Depasse (9 min). « Cet individu était une de ces personnes que l’on a…

Un roman du Moyen-Âge


Read by René Depasse


« Le sévère vieux lord de Klugenstein était assis dans une chaise d’apparat et plongé dans la médit…

Cinq Nouvelles


Read by René Depasse


Une heure d’humour grâce à Pour guérir un rhume, L’Histoire de l’invalide, L’Histoire se répète, Situation…

Sainte Jeanne d’Arc


Read by René Depasse


Les quelques pages consacrées par Mark Twain à Sainte Jeanne d’Arc ne nous apprennent rien que nous ne sachions, nous, Fran&cc…

More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain


Read by John Greenman


"More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain" fills in the gaps left by the first collection of newspaper articles: "Newspaper Arti…

L’Arche de Noé


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« Le pauvre Noé ne pourrait guère entreprendre aujourd’hui ce qu’il se permit alors, car l’expérience nous a ense…

Un pari de milliardaires


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« Les deux frères étaient en train de discuter sur la façon dont se tirerait d’affaire un étranger honn&ec…

Histoire du méchant petit garçon


Read by René Depasse


« Il y avait une fois un méchant petit garçon qui s’appelait Jim. Cependant, si l’on veut bien le remarquer, les m&eacut…

The Innocents Abroad (version 2)


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Samuel L. Clemens' (Mark Twain) journey to Europe and the Holy Land in 1866. Reportedly his best selling book.

Autobiographie burlesque


Read by René Depasse


« On s’occupe beaucoup de M. Mark Twain, en ce moment. Il est fêté à Londres, attendu à Paris… Nous publion…

Una historia de fantasmas


Read by Alba


La Grande Révolution de Pitcairn


Read by René Depasse


Peut-être Mark Twain connaissait-il  Les Révoltés de la Bounty en écrivant cette nouvelle historique…«…

La Chicago allemande


Read by René Depasse


Extrait de Un pari de milliardaires, La Chicago allemande est une description de la ville de Berlin en 1900. Lors de sa visite, l’Amé…

Le Passeport russe


Read by René Depasse


On retrouve dans Le Passeport russe l’humour de Mark Twain.En Russie, à l’époque où, non muni d’un passeport, un &eacu…

Nouvelle Sélection (Quatre Contes)


Read by René Depasse


À noter que L’Histoire du Petit Stephen Girard (1873), dont voici les premières lignes, a été traduite par Alph…

Les Droits de la femme


Read by René Depasse


« L’année dernière, j’avais planté ma tente dans une petite ville d’Indiana. Je me tenais sur le seuil de la port…

Autobiografia burlesca


Read by Alba


Un mot de Satan – Les Cinq Dons de la vie – Mémoires d’une chienne


Read by René Depasse


Dans Un mot de Satan Mark Twain accuse, avec ironie, Rockefeller (1839-1937), l’un des hommes les plus riches de tous les temps, avec une f…

Pourquoi j’étranglais ma conscience


Read by René Depasse


« L’idée d’une conscience polie ! quelle bonne plaisanterie ! quelle excellente farce ! Toutes les consciences dont j’ai entend…

The Awful German Language


Read by J.-F. Leblanc


Il s’agit ici de l’appendice D du livre de Mark Twain intitulé A Tramp Abroad, publié en 1880. Dans cette « satire&…

Enfer ou Paradis ?


Read by René Depasse


Le joyeux conteur de bonnes farces, Mark Twain, pince-sans-rire flegmatique est devenu vers la soixantaine un psychologue sérieux et…

Perce, mon ami, perce !


Read by René Depasse


Rions un peu…« Conducteur, quand tu reçois l’argent, Perce, en présence du voyageur, Un ticket bleu de dix cents, Un tic…

Le Courrier amateur


Read by René Depasse


Le Courrier amateur est le récit désopilant et échevelé des aventures d’un distrait qui accumule les gaffes.&l…

La célebre rana saltarina del distrito de Calaveras


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La Télégraphie mentale


Read by René Depasse


Il est plus que probable que chaque lecteur ou auditeur trouvera dans ses propres souvenirs des témoignages de Télégra…

Contes et nouvelles



Mark Twain (1835-1910) a écrit de nombreux contes, articles et nouvelles, souvent pleins d’humour mordant.« Prodigue de plaisan…

El desventurado prometido de Aurelia


Read by Alba


La Prière de la guerre


Read by René Depasse


Le pays entre en guerre ; le pasteur prie : « Le refrain de cette supplication était que notre Père à tous, &eac…

Mark Twain's Speeches, Part 2


Read by John Greenman


This collection of the 195 known, publicly-printed speeches of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Paul Fatout and publish…

Un chien à l’Église


Read by René Depasse


« Après le chant du cantique, le Révérend Sprague se retourna et lut une liste interminable « d’annonc…

Comment j’ai tué un ours


Read by René Depasse


« On a raconté tant d’histoires invraisemblables sur ma chasse à l’ours de l’été dernier, à Adirond…

Le Roman d’une jeune Esquimau


Read by René Depasse


Le Roman d’une jeune Esquimau est une conversation charmante sur les différences des perceptions et des cultures entre une jeune fil…

Nuit sans sommeil – Mort ou vivant ?


Read by René Depasse


Deux nouvelles pleines d’humour de Samuel Langhorne Clemens, plus connu sous le pseudonyme de Mark Twain.« J’ai reçu une &eacu…

Par téléphone


Read by René Depasse


On songe aujourd’hui inévitablement aux rencontres par Internet à la lecture de Par téléphone, fantaisie am&ea…

Le Danger du lit – Le Marchand d’échos


Read by René Depasse


Une étude statistique sur les accidents ferroviaires qui est aussi pour nous un document historique sur le réseau des É…

L’Italien sans maître – L’Italien et sa grammaire


Read by René Depasse


Démêlés amusants de Mark Twain avec la langue italienne lors de son séjour à Florence (Firenze).L’Italie…

histoire de la grenouille



Livre audio gratuit enregistré par fedydurke Pour Audiocite.net. De nombreux autres enregistrements sont disponibles sur www.audiocit…

Une victime de l’hospitalité


Read by René Depasse


« Avec notre nature il nous faut des signes visibles et extérieurs de bonté ; l’accueil du cœur ne nous suffit pas. Si v…

Cannibalisme en voyage


Read by René Depasse


« Laissez-moi vous raconter une histoire, vous dévoiler un chapitre secret de ma vie, une page que j’avais enterrée au f…

Le Journal d’Ève


Read by René Depasse


À écouter en parallèle avec les Extrais du journal d’Adam.« La lune, la nuit dernière, était m…

La Visite du capitaine Tempête dans le ciel


Read by René Depasse


« Parfaitement. Il y avait une trentaine d’années que j’étais mort, et je commençais à me sentir un peu an…

Une histoire de malade


Read by René Depasse


À la soixantaine de Contes et nouvelles enregistrés de Mark Twain va s’ajouter la série intitulée Le Legs de 300…

Autobiografía burlesca


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Une interview


Read by René Depasse


« Le jeune homme nerveux, alerte et déluré, prit la chaise que je lui offrais, et dit qu’il était attaché …

Extraits du journal d’Adam


Read by René Depasse


« Lundi – Cette nouvelle créature aux longs cheveux est bien encombrante. Elle traîne partout et me suit toujours. Je d&e…

Le Legs de 30.000 dollars


Read by René Depasse


« Quel esprit ne bat la campagne ? Qui ne fait châteaux en Espagne ? Picrochole, Pyrrhus, la laitière, enfin tous, Autant…

Comment le ramoneur gagna l’oreille de l’empereur


Read by René Depasse


Quand un simple général, un poète, un acteur ou quelqu’un qui jouit d’une certaine notoriété tombe malade…

L’Homme au message


Read by René Depasse


Traduction : Gabriel de Lautrec (1867-1938).L’Homme au message. > Télécharger le mp3 (Clic-droit, « Enregistrer …

L’Eléphant blanc volé


Read by René Depasse


« Il fallait s’arrêter quelque temps, pour permettre à l’animal de reprendre des forces avant de continuer le voyage.Tout…

La Vénus du Capitole


Read by René Depasse


La Vénus du Capitole, ou « Comment donner une grande valeur à une statue en la mutilant. »Une nouvelle trouvaille …

La célebre rana saltarina del Distrito de Calaveras


Read by Alba


Ma démission – Héros d’occasion


Read by René Depasse


« J’ai démissionné. Le gouvernement a l’air de marcher quand même, mais il a du plomb dans l’aile. J’étais …

Edward Mills et George Benton


Read by René Depasse


« Le bébé Mills était une joie pour tous ceux qui l’entouraient. Quand il demandait un sucre d’orge, et qu’on le …

Trois Articles


Read by René Depasse


Ces trois textes destinés à compléter, sinon à achever, la collection des œuvres de Mark Twain publiables en fr…

Los ciceroni


Read by Alba


Esquisses anciennes et nouvelles (Deuxième sélection)


Read by René Depasse


Réponse à un moraliste statisticien. — « Je n’ai nul besoin de vos statistiques. J’ai pris tout le paquet et j’en ai all…

Les Geais bleus


Read by René Depasse


Traduction : François de Gaïl (1907).

Une visite mystérieuse


Read by René Depasse


Trouvée dans le supplément littéraire du Figaro du 6 juillet 1907, cette amusante nouvelle de Mark Twain Une visite my…

Cinq Esquisses anciennes et nouvelles


Read by René Depasse


« Quelques mots sur la citrouille : cette baie est fort appréciée par les indigènes de l’intérieur de la N…

L’Infortuné Fiancé d’Aurélia


Read by René Depasse


« Les faits suivants sont consignés dans une lettre que m’écrit une jeune fille habitant la belle ville de San Jos&eacut…

La Caravelle de Christophe Colomb – Une pétition à la reine d’Angleterre


Read by René Depasse


Ces deux histoires humoristiques sont parmi les dernières traduites que l’on peut dénicher.La Caravelle de Christophe Colomb …

Esquisses et autres


Read by René Depasse


Un reportage sur le meurtre de Jules César aux Ides de mars 44 avant J.C, une satire des horlogers, des jugements peu aimables sur le…

Un majestueux fossile littéraire


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Le fossile que Twain ridiculise dans Un majestueux fossile littéraire est le Dictionnaire médical composé par le doct…

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