Stolen White Elephant and Other Detective Stories (1882, 1896, 1902)

Stolen White Elephant and Other Detective Stories (1882, 1896, 1902)

by Mark Twain, Shelley Fisher Fishkin
     
 

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The King of Siam's decision to send the Queen of England a literal white elephant as a gift sets in motion a broad farce targeting the self-proclaimed brilliance of the corrupt and incompetent chief of New York City detectives in Twain's delightfully absurd story.

Overview

The King of Siam's decision to send the Queen of England a literal white elephant as a gift sets in motion a broad farce targeting the self-proclaimed brilliance of the corrupt and incompetent chief of New York City detectives in Twain's delightfully absurd story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195114171
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Mark Twain Series
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 8.69(h) x 0.59(d)

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