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By Mark Twain

ISBN-10: 0520272250

ISBN-13: 9780520272255

Features:
* ALL 12 novels, annotated with concise introductions and that includes person contents tables
* boasts many photographs in relation to Twain's existence and works
* illustrated with pictures of ways the books first seemed, giving your Kindle a style of the unique texts
* comprises Twain’s infrequent unfinished novel “The Mysterious Stranger”, frequently ignored out of collections
* all the brief tales, with caliber formatting
* the fast tales have their very own chronological and alphabetical contents tables – locate that distinctive tale easily!
* Twain's 20 brief tale contributions to "The Library of Humor", with their very own contents table
* even comprises Twain’s whole letters, essays and satires – with their very own particular contents tables
* the entire shuttle writing, with contents tables
* contains Twain's "Chapters from My Autobiography"
* designated BONUS texts, together with 3 modern Twain biographies - discover the nice man's striking existence in Paine's and Howells' recognized biographies!
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* up to date with a unique literary feedback part, with quite a few works exploring Twain's contribution to literature
* up-to-date with Archibald Henderson's severe learn MARK TWAIN
* up-to-date with the whole speeches
This is the total WORKS of America’s favorite storyteller Mark Twain. The book comprises each novel, brief tale - even the very infrequent ones – essay, commute ebook, non-fiction textual content, letter and lots more and plenty, even more! (Current model: 2)
The booklet additionally incorporates a entrance no-nonsense desk of contents to permit effortless navigation round Twain’s monstrous oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of studying considered one of literature’s most famed storytellers!
Please notice: we target to supply the main accomplished writer collections to be had to Kindle readers. unfortunately, it’s no longer continuously attainable to assure a completely ‘complete’ works, as a result of copyright regulations or the shortage of juvenile works. even though, we do be certain our shoppers that each attainable significant textual content and a wealth of alternative fabric are integrated. we're devoted to constructing and embellishing our eBooks, that are on hand as loose updates for purchasers who've already bought them.

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There is no such thing as a canonical text of the Nights with a fixed number of stories in a fixed order. The surviving three volumes of the manuscript translated by Galland contained only thirty-five and a half stories and the number of breaks within the stories into nights was well short of a thousand and one. Though he was convinced that there must be a longer manuscript of the Nights, Galland was unable to lay his hands on one. Therefore, in order to satisfy public demand, he added stories which had been told to him by a Syrian informant.

Moreover, the fairy stories with his added glosses were, he claimed, more moral than most of the stories found in ancient Greek and Latin literature. Galland’s collection of stories was similarly admired for the fresh repertoire of plots, settings and characters that it provided. ‘Read Sinbad and you will be sick of Aeneas,’ the Gothic novelist Horace Walpole urged. Galland, like Perrault, wished to moralize and, in a prefatory note to his translation, he expressed the hope that those who read his stories would be ready to profit from the examples of the virtues and vices found in them.

My father, as you said, was indeed a barber surgeon, working in the baths, while I in my youth was the idlest person on the face of the earth. So ingrained was this idleness of mine that if I was sleeping on a hot day and the sun began to shine down on me, I would be too lazy to get up and move into the shade. This went on until I was fifteen years old and then my father died and was received into the mercy of Almighty God. He left me nothing, but my mother used to act as a servant and she would fetch me food and drink as I lay on my side.

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