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Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion

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Mark Twain


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…

Essays on Paul Bourget

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Mark Twain


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

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

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Mark Twain


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

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (version 2)

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Mark Twain


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

The Mutiny of the Bounty and Other Narratives

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William Bligh


In Bligh's own words, we hear about the lead-up to the famous mutiny and what happened afterwards with the mutineers and the castaways. This…

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again

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Mark Twain


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 Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches

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Mark Twain


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…

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume 1

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Albert Bigelow Paine


Until recently, this work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) …

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume II

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Albert Bigelow Paine


Until recently, this work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) …

The Stolen White Elephant (Version 2)

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Mark Twain


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

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

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Mark Twain


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…

In Defense of Harriet Shelley

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Mark Twain


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

How To Tell A Story, and Other Essays

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Mark Twain


The complete collection of works using this title. Other versions, including the Project Gutenberg version, have been radically shortened. M…

Some Articles About Mark Twain

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Various, Sarah Knowles Bolton, Charles Hopkins Clark, William M. Clemens and Edmund Yates


"Samuel Langhorne Clemens", "Mark Twain At Home", "Youth of Mark Twain" & "Mark Twain Gossip" P…

Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain


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

Mark Twain's Speeches, Part 1

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Mark Twain


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

Twain and Howells On Each Other

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William Dean Howells and Mark Twain


Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and William Dean Howells were friends for 44 years. Their personal and professional relationship is considered b…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Three (1890-1899)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Four (1900-1906)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Five (1907-1909)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

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