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The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain

One of the more famous stories in children' s literature, The Prince and the Pauper has become an adult classic as well. Twain' s tall tale about a bedraggled street urchin who becomes king for a day, and his twin, the pampered Prince of Wales left to fend for himself among his seedier subjects, showcases the author' s satirical wit and his acute sense of political irony. The scenes of a young Tom Cantry, wearing the trappings of a prince, but possessing the heart of a beggar, stir both the imagination and the heart. Hearing this familiar story read by Recorded Books' Norman Dietz is a delightful experience that will reintroduce the seasoned reader to our nation' s most treasured storyteller, Mark Twain.

One of the more famous stories in children' s literature, The Prince and the Pauper has become an adult classic as well. Twain' s tall tale about a bedraggled street urchin who becomes king for a day, and his twin, the pampered Prince of Wales left to fend for himself among his seedier subjects, showcases the author' s satirical wit and his acute sense of political irony. The scenes of a young Tom Cantry, wearing the trappings of a prince, but possessing the heart of a beggar, stir both the imagination and the heart. Hearing this familiar story read by Recorded Books' Norman Dietz is a delightful experience that will reintroduce the seasoned reader to our nation' s most treasured storyteller, Mark Twain.
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Genres:

Classics

Description:

One of the more famous stories in children' s literature, The Prince and the Pauper has become an adult classic as well. Twain' s tall tale about a bedraggled street urchin who becomes king for a day, and his twin, the pampered Prince of Wales left to fend for himself among his seedier subjects, showcases the author' s satirical wit and his acute sense of political irony. The scenes of a young Tom Cantry, wearing the trappings of a prince, but possessing the heart of a beggar, stir both the imagination and the heart. Hearing this familiar story read by Recorded Books' Norman Dietz is a delightful experience that will reintroduce the seasoned reader to our nation' s most treasured storyteller, Mark Twain.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Norman Dietz

Length:

8h 47m


Chapters

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02:05

Introduction
Introduction

04:48


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

17:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:50


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

29:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

30:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

28:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

28:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

22:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

18:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:25


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:58


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

17:38


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

10:17


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

24:36


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

09:53


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:48


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:57


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

16:14


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

32:04


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

19:42


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:45


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:25