The Innocents Abroad: or, The New Pilgrims' Progress (Illustrated)

The Innocents Abroad: or, The New Pilgrims' Progress (Illustrated)

by Mark Twain

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Overview

The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress is a travel book by American author Mark Twain published in 1869 which humorously chronicles what Twain called his "Great Pleasure Excursion" on board the chartered vessel Quaker City (formerly USS Quaker City) through Europe and the Holy Land with a group of American travelers in 1867. It was the best selling of Twain's works during his lifetime and one of the best selling travel books of all time. With 234 High resolution illustrations from the original publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781539482697
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/13/2016
Pages: 570
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Date of Birth:

November 30, 1835

Date of Death:

April 21, 1910

Place of Birth:

Florida, Missouri

Place of Death:

Redding, Connecticut

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The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Twain's adventures, from the cruise ship to the Holy Land are a fun read. He's experienced the SAME TOURIST TRAPS we have.
Bandon More than 1 year ago
I started reading this book last night and am having trouble putting it down. It is my first Mark Twain experience, and he is funny! I am an avid cruiser, and this book captures some of the same feelings which we experience on the modern ships today. Great writing! This edition is nicely done with no errors, and nice illustrations.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I tried to read this one, but the character recognition software did an awful job converting the text. I ended up buying another verson for $.99. Really enjoyed the book once I was able to read it
Devil_llama on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Mark Twain's account of his journey on a cruise ship to the Holy Land, which created quite a few hard feelings at the time it was released. He gleefully skewers not only the crassness of the American tourists, but also finds little to like about the locals in the places he visits, creating a typical consternation among those who would be politically correct. A pleasant read, but not with quite as much of the satiric wit that characterized most of his later works.
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