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Letters from the Earth - Mark Twain
Letters from the Earth
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Letters From the Earth is a somber collection of essays and stories written by Mark Twain after the death of his wife and one of his daughters. Satan writes a probing letter to his fellow archangels Michael and Gabriel about the inconsistencies of human religious faith, in the title story. In... show more
Letters From the Earth is a somber collection of essays and stories written by Mark Twain after the death of his wife and one of his daughters. Satan writes a probing letter to his fellow archangels Michael and Gabriel about the inconsistencies of human religious faith, in the title story. In this posthumously published book, Twain uses his characteristic acerbity and lucid powers of observation to investigate the nature of existence.
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781619491571 (1619491575)
Publisher: Isabella DeCarlo
Pages no: 70
Edition language: English
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Pablos czytelnik
Pablos czytelnik rated it
2.5 Zamiast konstruktywnej krytyki – frustracja, czyli o „Listach z Ziemi” M. Twaina
Nieduża książeczka, która obiecywała tak wiele tematem i nazwiskiem autora dla mnie niestety okazała się ogromnym rozczarowaniem. Nie należąc do wielkich fanów chrześcijaństwa, religii, czy też wiary w przeróżne mistyczne zjawiska miałem nadzieję na coś konstruktywnie krytycznego, coś napisane przez...
mashahsam
mashahsam rated it
5.0 Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings
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Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
3.0 Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings (Perennial Classics)
Religion as a setting device for parody- the subject matter is fertile with possibilities, but a lot hangs in the execution. The faithful may be easily offended, and nonbelievers may lose interest. There is only a small handful of authors I would expect to do this well, and Mark Twain is at the top ...
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