TWAIN, Mark

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 Prince and the Pauper

Tom Canty and Edward Tudor could have been identical twins. Their birthdays match, their faces match, but there the likeness stops. For Edward is a prince, heir to King Henry VIII, whilst Tom is a miserable...

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...