Letters from the Earth

Mark Twain Fiction

Letters from the Earth


These uncensored writings, edited by Bernard DeVoto, were not published until fifty years after Twain’s death. In this sharp, imaginative, complex, and wildly funny collection, Twain presents himself as the Father of History-reviewing and interpreting events form the Garden of Eden through the Fall and the Flood, translating the papers of Adam and his descendents through the generations.

Paperback, Harper Collins, 1962, 317 pages.


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