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The Innocents Abroad

By: Mark Twain
Published By: Double9 Books
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Mark Twain's humorous trip narrative The Innocents Abroad, often known as The New Pilgrims' Progress, was first released in 1869. The letters Twain wrote to newspapers about his 1867 steamship voyage across Europe, Egypt, and the Holy Land serve as the basis for this story. The Innocents Abroad is a biting parody of tourists who research what to see and do by reading travel books. While portraying a sharp-eyed, crafty Westerner, Twain was refreshingly honest and vivid in describing foreign scenes and his reactions to them. He juxtaposed serious paragraphs with foolish ones, comparing and contrasting facts, numbers, descriptions, reasons, and arguments. The humor itself is varied; at times it is written in the manner of the Southwestern yarn spinners he had encountered when he was younger, and at other times it is written in the manner of modern humorists like Artemus Ward and Josh Billings, who primarily used burlesque, parody, and other linguistic devices. The innocents Abroad, a work of humor by Mark Twain, maybe the best travelog ever written.

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain (30 November 1835- 21 April 1910) was born in Florida, United States. He was a Humorist, author, and lecturer. He grew up in Hannibal and later moved to California. In a California mining camp, he heard the story that he published in 1865 and made popular as the title story of his first novel, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches, in 1867. From his humorous stories, The Innocents Abroad (1869) and Roughing It in 1872, to his appearance as a riverboat captain in Life on the Mississippi in 1883, through his adventure stories of childhood, he got a worldwide audience, mainly for Tom Sawyer (1876) and Huckleberry Finn (1885), known as the masterpieces of American fiction. The ironic A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court in 1889. His eldest daughter passed away in 1896, his wife in 1904, and another daughter in 1909. He expressed his depression about the human character in such late works as the after-death published Letters from the Earth (1962).

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 505 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357274804
  • ISBN-13: 9789357274807
  • Item Weight: 606g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 27.6 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary