Author: Mark Twain
Pudd"nhead Wilson was written in 1894, ten years after Huckleberry finn, Mark Twain's great humorous masterpiece, and six years before The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg which expressed a profoundly pessimistic view of human nature. It partakes of the qualities of both: it contains some of Twain's funniest lines; it also contains the most acid a...  more »
ISBN: 40608
Pages: 143
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Publisher: Bantam Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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this brilliant small masterpiece combines an almost forgotten facet of American life, a detective story, a scathingly clear look at human nature, and Mark Twain's wildly riant humor to make a novel as startlingly true for the present as for the past of which it tells. Introductino by Langston Hughes.