The Innocents Abroad Author:Mark Twain In 1867, Mark Twain traveled with seventy-six other Americans to Europe, the Holy Land and Egypt. The Innocents Abroad is his completely irreverent, hilariously funny account of that remarkable journey. — Here are Twain's scathing portraits of his fellow Americans gawking at the wonders of antiquity, as innocent of culture and learning as hogs at... more » the trough. Here is his stunning portrait of life as it was lived in the Middle East and Europe almost a century ago.
Here is Mark Twain himself in the guise of the roguish narrator, for all his barbed disdain, irresistibly moved by the treasures and traditions of the old world.« less