What is Man?
by Mark Twain
Number of pages: 229
This unique collection assembles writings in which Twain views the multifarious claims of religion -- metaphysical, moral, and political -- with a skeptical eye. The centerpiece of the book is the long philosophical dialogue, What Is Man?
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by Mark Twain - Project Gutenberg
The book belies the popular image of the affable American humorist. In this tale, Twain denies the existence of a benign Providence, a soul, an afterlife, and even reality itself. As the Stranger in the story asserts, nothing exists; all is a dream.
by Mark Twain - James R. Osgood & Co.
With its mixing of high adventure, raucous comedy, and scathing social criticism, presented in a hilarious vernacular that only Mark Twain could fashion, the book remains one of this incomparable humorist's most popular and oft-dramatized tales.
by Mark Twain - Harper & Brothers
The story of a teenager who finds himself floating on a raft down the Mississippi River with an escaping slave. In the course of their journey, Huck and Jim meet adventure, danger, and a cast of characters who are sometimes menacing and hilarious.
by Mark Twain
' I was born without teeth -- and there Richard III had the advantage of me; but I was born without a humpback, likewise, and there I had the advantage of him. My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest. '