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The Mysterious Stranger, and Other Storiesÿ

By: Mark Twain
Published By: Double9 Books
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American author Mark Twain attempted to write a book titled The Mysterious Stranger. He worked on it sporadically between 1897 and 1908. Each of the stories that Mark Twain authored features a paranormal figure known as "Satan" or "No. 44." The versions were all still unfinished (with the debatable exception of the last one, No. 44, the Mysterious Stranger). The Chronicle of Young Satan is around 55,000 words long, Schoolhouse Hill is 15,300 words long, and No. 44, the Mysterious Stranger is 65,000 words long. Mark Twain's Mysterious Stranger Manuscripts, edited by William M. Gibson, was first published in 1969 by the University of California Press as part of The Mark Twain Papers Series. It was later reissued in 2005. A popular edition of No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger, was also published by the University of California Press in 1982. The Phantom Stranger from DC Comics and the Mysterious Stranger share a lot of similarities. Both individuals have hazy backstories that leave room for the theory that they are exiled angels.

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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: 105 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357275509
  • ISBN-13: 9789357275507
  • Item Weight: 126g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.23 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General