The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Novel

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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

This irresistible tale of the adventures of two friends growing up in frontier America is one of Mark Twain’s most popular novels. The farcical, colorful, and poignant escapades of Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn brilliantly depict the humor and pathos of growing up on the geographic and cultural rim of nineteenth-century America. Originally intended for children, the book transcends genre in its magical depiction of innocence and possibility, and is now regarded as one of Twain’s masterpieces.
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Bantam
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Published on
Dec 30, 2003
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224
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9780553898347
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English
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Fiction / Action & Adventure
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This is the COMPLETE WORKS of America's favourite storyteller Mark Twain. The eBook contains every novel, short story - even the very rare ones ñ essay, travel book, non-fiction text, letter and much, much more! . (Current Version: 3)

Features:
* ALL 12 novels, with concise introductions and contents tables
* images of how the books first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
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* UPDATED with the complete speeches
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The eBook also includes a front no-nonsense table of contents to allow easy navigation around Twain's immense oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of reading one of literature's most famous storytellers!

CONTENTS
The Novels
THE GILDED AGE: A TALE OF TODAY
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
and many more!

The Short Stories (too many to list!)
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF SHORT STORIES
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SHORT STORIES
MARK TWAIN'S LIBRARY OF HUMOR

The Essays and Satires
LIST OF TWAIN'S ESSAYS AND SATIRES

The Travel Writing
THE INNOCENTS ABROAD
ROUGHING IT
A TRAMP ABROAD
FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR
SOME RAMBLING NOTES OF AN IDLE EXCURSION

The Non-Fiction
OLD TIMES ON THE MISSISSIPPI
and many more!

The Letters
THE COMPLETE LETTERS OF MARK TWAIN

The Speeches
THE COMPLETE SPEECHES

The Criticism
MARK TWAIN BY ARCHIBALD HENDERSON
MARK TWAIN BY BRANDER MATTHEWS
THE AMERICANS BY DAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
MARK TWAIN BY FREDERICK WADDY
NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLES

The Biographies
CHAPTERS FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY M.TWAIN
MY MARK TWAIN BY WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
MARK TWAIN A BIOGRAPHY BY A.B. PAINE
THE BOYS' LIFE OF MARK TWAIN BY A. B. PAINE
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The complete works of Mark Twain in one collection:CONTENTSTHE INNOCENTS ABROADMARK TWAIN''S (BURLESQUE) AUTO-BIOGRAPHYFIRST ROMANCE.ROUGHING ITTHE GILDED AGE (with Charles Dudley Warner)SKETCHES NEW AND OLDMY WATCHPOLITICAL ECONOMYTHE JUMPING FROGJOURNALISM IN TENNESSEETHE STORY OF THE BAD LITTLE BOYTHE STORY OF THE GOOD LITTLE BOYA COUPLE OF POEMS BY TWAIN AND MOORENIAGARAANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTSTO RAISE POULTRYEXPERIENCE OF THE MCWILLIAMSES WITH MEMBRANOUS CROUPMY FIRST LITERARY VENTUREHOW THE AUTHOR WAS SOLD IN NEWARKTHE OFFICE BOREJOHNNY GREERTHE FACTS IN THE CASE OF THE GREAT BEEF CONTRACTTHE CASE OF GEORGE FISHERDISGRACEFUL PERSECUTION OF A BOYTHE JUDGES "SPIRITED WOMAN"INFORMATION WANTEDSOME LEARNED FABLES, FOR GOOD OLD BOYS AND GIRLSMY LATE SENATORIAL SECRETARYSHIPA FASHION ITEMRILEY-NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENTA FINE OLD MANSCIENCE vs. LUCKTHE LATE BENJAMIN FRANKLINMR. BLOKE''S ITEMA MEDIEVAL ROMANCEPETITION CONCERNING COPYRIGHTAFTER-DINNER SPEECHLIONIZING MURDERERSA NEW CRIMEA CURIOUS DREAMA TRUE STORYTHE SIAMESE TWINSSPEECH AT THE SCOTTISH BANQUET IN LONDONA GHOST STORYTHE CAPITOLINE VENUSSPEECH ON ACCIDENT INSURANCEJOHN CHINAMAN IN NEW YORKHOW I EDITED AN AGRICULTURAL PAPERTHE PETRIFIED MANMY BLOODY MASSACRETHE UNDERTAKER''S CHATCONCERNING CHAMBERMAIDSAURELIA''S UNFORTUNATE YOUNG MAN"AFTER" JENKINSABOUT BARBERS"PARTY CRIES" IN IRELANDTHE FACTS CONCERNING THE RECANT RESIGNATIONHISTORY REPEATS ITSELFHONORED AS A CURIOSITYFIRST INTERVIEW KITH ARTEMUS WARDCANNIBALISM IN THE CARSTHE KILLING OF JULIUS CAESAR "LOCALIZED"THE WIDOW''S PROTESTTHE SCRIPTURAL PANORAMISTCURING A COLDA CURIOUS PLEASURE EXCURSIONRUNNING FOR GOVERNORA MYSTERIOUS VISITTHE CURIOUS REPUBLIC OF GONDOUR AND OTHER WHIMSICAL SKETCHESTHE CURIOUS REPUBLIC OF GONDOURA MEMORYINTRODUCTORY TO "MEMORANDA".ABOUT SMELLSA COUPLE OF SAD EXPERIENCESDAN MURPHYTHE "TOURNAMENT" IN A.D. 1870CURIOUS RELIC FOR SALEA REMINISCENCE OF THE BACK SETTLEMENTSA ROYAL COMPLIMENTTHE APPROACHING EPIDEMICTHE TONE-IMPARTING COMMITTEEOUR PRECIOUS LUNATICTHE EUROPEAN WARTHE WILD MAN INTERVIEWEDLAST WORDS OF GREAT MEN1601-CONVERSATION AT THE SOCIAL FIRESIDE OF THE TUDORSTHE FACTS CONCERNING THE RECENT CARNIVAL OF CRIME IN CONNECTICUTTHE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYERTHE LOVES OF ALONZO FITZ CLARENCE AND ROSANNAH ETHELTON AND OTHER STORIESTHE LOVES OF ALONZO FITZ CLARENCE AND ROSANNAH ETHELTONON THE DECAY OF THE ART OF LYINGABOUT MAGNANIMOUS-INCIDENT LITERATUREPUNCH, BROTHERS, PUNCHTHE GREAT REVOLUTION IN PITCAIRNTHE CANVASSER''S TALEAN ENCOUNTER WITH AN INTERVIEWERPARIS NOTESLEGEND OF SAGENFELD, IN GERMANYSPEECH ON THE BABIESSPEECH ON THE WEATHERCONCERNING THE AMERICAN LANGUAGEROGERSSOME RAMBLING NOTES OF AN IDLE EXCURSIONTHE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANTA TRAMP ABROADTHE PRINCE AND THE PAUPERLIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPITHE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINNA CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR''S COURTTHE AMERICAN CLAIMANTEXTRACTS FROM ADAM''S DIARYIN DEFENSE OF HARRIET SHELLEYFENNIMORE COOPER''S LITERARY OFFENCESESSAYS ON PAUL BOURGETTOM SAWYER ABROADTHE TRAGEDY OF PUDD''NHEAD WILSONTHOSE EXTRAORDINARY TWINSPERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF JOAN OF ARCTOM SAWYER, DETECTIVEFOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, A JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLDTHE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG AND OTHER STORIESMY FIRST LIE, AND HOW I GOT OUT OF ITTHE ESQUIMAUX MAIDEN''S ROMANCECHRISTIAN SCIENCE AND THE BOOK OF MRS. EDDYIS HE LIVING OR IS HE DEAD?MY DEBUT AS A LITERARY PERSONAT THE APPETITE-CURECONCERNING THE JEWSFROM THE ''LONDON TIMES'' OF 1904ABOUT PLAY-ACTINGTRAVELLING WITH A REFORMERDIPLOMATIC PAY AND CLOTHESLUCKTHE CAPTAIN''S STORYSTIRRING TIMES IN AUSTRIAMEISTERSCHAFTMY BOYHOOD DREAMSTO THE ABOVE OLD PEOPLEIN MEMORIAM-OLIVIA SUSAN CLEMENSWHAT IS MAN AND OTHER ESSAYSTHE DEATH OF JEANTHE TURNING-POINT OF MY LIFEHOW TO MAKE HISTORY DATES STICKTHE MEMORABLE ASSASSINATIONA SCRAP OF CURIOUS HISTORYSWITZERLAND, THE CRADLE OF LIBERTYAT THE SHRINE OF ST. WAGNERWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLSENGLISH AS SHE IS TAUGHTA SIMPLIFIED ALPHABETAS CONCERNS INTERPRETING THE DEITYCONCERNING TOBACCOTAMING THE BICYCLEIS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?THE MYSTERIOUS STRANGER AND OTHER STORIESTHE MYSTERIOUS STRANGERA FABLEHUNTING THE DECEITFUL TURKEYTHE McWILLIAMSES AND THE BURGLAR ALARMA DOUBLE BARRELED DETECTIVETHE $30,000 BEQUEST AND OTHER STORIESTHE $30,000 BEQUESTA DOG''S TALEWAS IT HEAVEN? OR HELL?A CURE FOR THE BLUESTHE ENEMY CONQUERED; OR, LOVE TRIUMPHANTTHE CALIFORNIAN''S TALEA HELPLESS SITUATIONA TELEPHONIC CONVERSATIONEDWARD MILLS AND GEORGE BENTON: A TALETHE FIVE BOONS OF LIFETHE FIRST WRITING-MACHINESITALIAN WITHOUT A MASTERITALIAN WITH GRAMMARA BURLESQUE BIOGRAPHYHOW TO TELL A STORYGENERAL WASHINGTON''S NEGRO BODY-SERVANTWIT INSPIRATIONS OF THE "TWO-YEAR-OLDS"AN ENTERTAINING ARTICLEA LETTER TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURYAMENDED OBITUARIESA MONUMENT TO ADAMA HUMANE WORD FROM SATANINTRODUCTION TO "THE NEW GUIDE OF THE CONVERSATION"ADVICE TO LITTLE GIRLSPOST-MORTEM POETRYTHE DANGER OF LYING IN BEDPORTRAIT OF KING WILLIAM IIIDOES THE RACE OF MAN LOVE A LORD?EXTRACTS FROM ADAM''S DIARYEVE''S DIARYA HORSE''S TALECHRISTIAN SCIENCEEXTRACT FROM CAPTAIN STORMFIELD''S VISIT TO HEAVENGOLDSMITH''S FRIEND ABROAD AGAINHOW TO TELL A STORYTHE WOUNDED SOLDIERTHE GOLDEN ARMMENTAL TELEGRAPHY AGAINTHE INVALIDS STORYMARK TWAIN''S SPEECHESMARK TWAIN''S LETTERS 1853-1910
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