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Mark Twain's Hannibal, Missouri

We road-tripped to Hannibal, Missouri which is 100 miles northwest of St. Louis over Memorial Day weekend. Our goal was to visit the Mark Twain boyhood home and museum and spend the day exploring the town and maybe squeeze in a cave tour. 260 more words

St. Louis Journey

Fall Reading List

Novels in my Sem-III M.A. syllabus. Well, Mansfield Park isn’t included directly, another text talks about it.

Looking forward to review some of these. Excited! :D… 11 more words

Great American Novel + Controversial "Racist Trash" + Social Satire = Twain's Magnum Opus

“You don’t know about me, without you have read a book by the name of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, but that ain’t no matter.”

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Book Review

Twains battle against history; an exploration of Jim in 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'

How Mark Twain rode against the tide of cultural zeitgeist to usher in a new wave of acceptance across twentieth century society and today. How did he… 1,750 more words

145. Books Bought & Read, May 2016…

Dear Book-Lovers,

I have been away for well over a year, working on other projects such as publishing my first book, moving to a new country and getting married. 896 more words


When Do Books Cross the Line from Outdated to Unacceptable?

What does it take to make you put down a book and walk away, never to resume reading again?

A couple weeks ago, I was reading a book that was less than steller. 1,133 more words

General Thoughts