The American Satirist - The Witty Writings of Mark Twain
Publisher: Read & Co. Books
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), more commonly known under the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, lecturer, publisher and entrepreneur most famous for his novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876) and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884). He is perhaps best remembered for his sharp wit and cutting satire, which manifested in both his speech and written works. “The American Satirist” contains a collection of some of Twain's best satirical writings, including: “The Awful German Language”, “How to Tell a Story”, “Advice to Youth”, “Taming the Bicycle”, “Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences”, “A Presidential Candidate”, “Advice to Little Girls”, “Private History of the 'Jumping Frog' Story”, “Books and Burglars”, “'Mark Twain’s First Appearance'”, “Morals and Memory”, and “To the Person Sitting in Darkness”. A fantastic collection of classic satire not to be missed by fans and collectors of Twain's unforgettable work. Other notable works by this author include: “The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today” (1873) and “The Prince and the Pauper” (1881). Read & Co. Books is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic essays now complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.