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

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

by Mark Twain

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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."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411442481
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 595,142
File size: 924 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

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.    

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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