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The Innocents Abroad - Mark Twain
The Innocents Abroad
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In 1867, Mark Twain and a group fellow-Americans toured Europe and the Holy Land, aboard a retired Civil War ship known as Quaker City. Throughout the journey, Twain kept a written record of his experiences. The Innocents Abroad is both a travelogue and a critique of clashing cultures but more... show more
In 1867, Mark Twain and a group fellow-Americans toured Europe and the Holy Land, aboard a retired Civil War ship known as Quaker City. Throughout the journey, Twain kept a written record of his experiences. The Innocents Abroad is both a travelogue and a critique of clashing cultures but more importantly, it is an entertaining and insightful work written by one of the great masters of American prose.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781619492356 (1619492350)
ASIN: 1619492350
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
Category:
Humor, Biography
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Community Reviews
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
4.0 The Innocents Abroad
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...
joshmunn
joshmunn rated it
5.0 The Innocents Abroad: Or, the New Pilgrims' Progress
Maybe 4 1/2 stars? Frequently hilarious, could be tightened up a bit, particularly in the Holy Land section.
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
5.0 The Innocents Abroad
Was he really as narrow-minded as this book intimates?
Osho
Osho rated it
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...
FefferBooks
FefferBooks rated it
0.0 The Innocents Abroad (1869) (Oxford Mark Twain)
I've only ever read parts of this. I should finish.
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