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 - Charles L. Webster & Co.
Satirical novel by Mark Twain, the tale of a commonsensical Yankee who is carried back in time to Britain in the Dark Ages, and it celebrates homespun ingenuity and democratic values in contrast to the superstitious ineptitude of a feudal monarchy.
by Mark Twain - Classic Reader
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 War. He describes, with great affection, the science of navigating the ever-changing Mississippi River.
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.
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