The Innocents Abroad (Dover Value Editions)
Publish date: August 11th 2003
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 652
Edition language: English
Oh Quaker City! I miss you already!This excursion is just Great!And Mark Twain is just Hilarious!It's the first travel book I read and I think it'll be the best. What I liked the most about Twain is that he was really honest. He didn't act like an arrogant educated person who describes everything in...
Maybe 4 1/2 stars? Frequently hilarious, could be tightened up a bit, particularly in the Holy Land section.
Was he really as narrow-minded as this book intimates?
I gave up on the audiobook about 3/4 in. The narrator's voice has an annoying combination of atonal hoarseness and nasalness that never stopped bothering me. I enjoy Twain's use of language and dry humor, but had not yet read his travelogues. Since they predate his famous novels, it's interesting to...
I've only ever read parts of this. I should finish.