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the Mysterious Stranger and other stories
the Mysterious Stranger and other stories Author:Mark Twain The Mysterious Stranger is that rarity in the work of Mark Twain - a novelette in which the author turns his sardonic, free-wheeling wit to the problem of Eternal Evil in a distant time and place. In the other eight stories presented here Twain debunks his gilded Age; he ransacks the back yards of daily life and fable to find his notorious, som... more »etimes preposterous, metaphors. He is as apt to deal with the great mids of the law hunting a wayward elephant as with a man who has a bank-note no one can cash.
"Mark Twain transcends all other American humorists...There is always...the companionship of a spirit which is at once delightfully open and deliciously shrewd."« less