The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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The title story is Twain’s darkly fantastic take on religion, reality, and the meaning of life. It takes place in 1590 in the remote Austrian village of Eseldorf, where few young boys greet an unexpected visitor: an angel named Satan. Among the six other stories included are "A Fable," "Hunting the Deceiful Turkey," and "The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm."

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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


The title story is Twain’s darkly fantastic take on religion, reality, and the meaning of life. It takes place in 1590 in the remote Austrian village of Eseldorf, where few young boys greet an unexpected visitor: an angel named Satan. Among the six other stories included are "A Fable," "Hunting the Deceiful Turkey," and "The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411442481
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 503,548
  • File size: 903 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Twain

Mark Twain (1835-1910), born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, is said to be America’s greatest humorist. William Faulkner called him the father of American literature. Ernest Hemmingway added, “all modern American literature stems from one book by Mark Twain.” He was referring to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.    

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    1. Also Known As:
      Samuel Langhorne Clemens (real name); Sieur Louis de Conte
    1. Date of Birth:
      November 30, 1835
    2. Place of Birth:
      Florida, Missouri
    1. Date of Death:
      April 21, 1910
    2. Place of Death:
      Redding, Connecticut

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    Posted September 4, 2000

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    Very well written, plays with your mind and makes you think. Good book to read just for the heck of it.....

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