TWAIN, Mark

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer, narrates how he had been taken into the home of the Widow Douglas in order to teach him manners and religion. He sneaks out at night, when told not to, in order to...

The Million Pound Bank Note

The play narrates the adventure of Henry Adams, an honest American businessman, who is shipwrecked on a pleasure trip. The event is a setback in his fortune. He ends up in London, lost and ruined. He...

The Mysterious Stranger

The novel takes place in 1590 in a little town in Austria, which allows the author to speak about Catholicism. A mysterious stranger, Satan, appears in the city and becomes the friend of some children whom...