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Mark Twain's Tales of Mystery

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Sherlock Holmes in America? Mark Twain a character in his own stories? Can it be true? True indeed, dear reader, as Mark Twain makes his mark on the mystery genre with this collection of short stories by the grand master himself! Including "A Double Barreled Detective Story," "Tom Sawyer, Detective," "A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage," and "The Stolen White Elephant," d ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published January 2012 by IDW
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Patricia
May 23, 2012 rated it liked it
I purchased this for the teen section at my library & hoped it would be something different in the mystery genre, for teens to read. Not sure how popular it will be, because, although mysteries are solved, you have to remember that Mark Twain took great glee in making fun of almost everything & it can make the stories very funny, but also very confusing to readers if they don't understand what he is doing. He particularly enjoyed character assassination of authority figures, which teens ...more
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which would later provide the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. He apprenticed with a printer. He also work
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