This collection of captivating tales displays Twain's characteristic energy, imagination, and sense of fun, as well as the darkly satirical edge that marks so much of his work. The best-known story in this collection is " The Private History of a Campaign That Failed, " one of the few pieces Twain ever wrote about his experiences in the Civil War.As Anne Bernays writes in her introduction. And a romp that gradually turns into atrocity even as we watch. It is a small masterpiece.
Collation: Complete with all pages. Pastedown printed in faded olive-green pattern. Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure. 7.25in X 5in (18.5cm x 13cm). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.