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“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”

Mark Twain

(Winter Haven California)

(Jessica Stacylee Jones)

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Review: "The Prince and the Pauper" by Mark Twain

In one edition of The Prince and the Pauper, the author of the introduction suggests that Mark Twain was strongly emphasizing in his novel how a lack of social status, worldly positions, and personal wealth do not diminish any less fortunate person’s individual worth or value, regardless of the circumstances of his/her birth or his/her station in life.   666 more words

Book Reviews

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Simply the oddest vegetation I have ever seen.

It grew on a  stone wall and transported water from the top in rivulets. 

People were sitting on benches all around(I am assuming the smell had some sort of health benefits). 44 more words

The 50 Best Short Stories of All Time, New from Rook's Page

Have you read the 50 best short stories of all time?

Rook’s Page Publishing is here to make it easy to meet that goal! Our first release is Volume I in a three-volume set that commemorates the hundredth anniversary of a critical moment in the history of literature. 335 more words

New Release

Mark Twain: "this process of grotesque self-deception”

“There has never been a just , never an honorable one–on the part of the instigator of the war. I can see a million years ahead, and this rule will never change in so many as half a dozen instances. 276 more words

Politics/Current Events

Up, Up, and Away

Or Why the Hassle of Air Travel Really Isn’t. In which I muse about travel, history, human nature, and complaining (And why complaining is actually good for us, in my opinion) 479 more words


Quotation Wednesday - July 30, 2014

(I am sorry about my tardiness.)

“Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” -Mark Twain…

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