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The Humorous Short Stories of Mark Twain

Mark Twain

This delightful collection of gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible the sanctimonious town really is. Twain is at his best here, poking fun at common hypocrisy as the self-satisfied pillars of the community are done in by their own greed. Other stories in the collection include: 1. The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg 2. The Double Barrelled Detective Story 3. The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 4. The Million Dollar Bank Note 5. Benton and Mills 6. A Tale 7. Cannibalism in the Cars 8. The Stolen White Elephant 9. The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's 10. The Good Little Boy 11. The Bad Little Boy 12. Baker's Blue Jay Yarn

This delightful collection of gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible the sanctimonious town really is. Twain is at his best here, poking fun at common hypocrisy as the self-satisfied pillars of the community are done in by their own greed. Other stories in the collection include: 1. The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg 2. The Double Barrelled Detective Story 3. The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 4. The Million Dollar Bank Note 5. Benton and Mills 6. A Tale 7. Cannibalism in the Cars 8. The Stolen White Elephant 9. The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's 10. The Good Little Boy 11. The Bad Little Boy 12. Baker's Blue Jay Yarn
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This delightful collection of gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible the sanctimonious town really is. Twain is at his best here, poking fun at common hypocrisy as the self-satisfied pillars of the community are done in by their own greed. Other stories in the collection include: 1. The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg 2. The Double Barrelled Detective Story 3. The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 4. The Million Dollar Bank Note 5. Benton and Mills 6. A Tale 7. Cannibalism in the Cars 8. The Stolen White Elephant 9. The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's 10. The Good Little Boy 11. The Bad Little Boy 12. Baker's Blue Jay Yarn

Language:

English

Narrators:

David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman, Bruce Blau, Full Cast

Length:

8h 36m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:07:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:14:24


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:15:49


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:07


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

26:24


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:14:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:56