No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Publish date: November 13th 1982
Publisher: University of California Press
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 1981-04-17)“The Mysterious Stranger” by Mark Twain which presented a very bleak and troubling vision of humanity. It had some Huck Finn style youthful frolicking too but this was swamped by that sense that human history and the consequences of moral decision making are a horrible d...
I'm pretty sure I read this at the end of high school or perhaps early in college, but I only remembered a small part from the beginning. I had remembered liking it quite a bit and remembered that it had some kind of religious message. So I was happy to re-read it.Mark Twain is a most excellent writ...
Re-reading online from Project Gutenberg the titular story as it is mentioned extensively in Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His EvilIt was in 1590--winter. Austria was far away from the world, and asleep;it was still the Middle Ages in Austria, and promised to remain soforever.
One of the best! Hysterical, irreverent, perfect!
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