The Prince And The Pauper

byMark TwainAfterword byEverett Emerson

May 1, 2002|
The Prince And The Pauper by Mark Twain
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Two boys exchange their clothes and their lives in Mark Twain''s classic satiric comedy.

They are the same age. They look alike. In fact, there is but one difference between them: Tom Canty is a child of the London slums; Edward Tudor is heir to the throne of England. Just how insubstantial this difference really is becomes clear when a chance encounter leads to an exchange of roles…with the pauper caught up in the pomp and folly of the royal court, and the prince wandering, horror-stricken, through the lower depths of sixteenth-century English society.

Out of the theme of switched identities, Mark Twain has fashioned both a scathing attack upon social hypocrisy and injustice and an irresistible comedy imbued with the sense of high-spirited play that belongs to his most creative period.

With an Afterword by Everett Emerson 
Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, in 1835 and died in Redding, Connecticut, in 1910. In his person and in his pursuits, he was a man of extraordinary contrasts. Although he left school at twelve when his father died, he was eventually awarded honorary degrees from Yale University, the University of Miss...
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Title:The Prince And The Pauper
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 6.73 X 4.16 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 6.73 X 4.16 X 0.63 in
Published:May 1, 2002
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451528353

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