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The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain

The Prince and the Pauper

Hardcover

Published: 1st March 2001
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First published in 1881, The Prince and the Pauper is the story of a poor boy, Tom Canty, who exchanges clothes and identities with Edward Tudor, Prince of England. It is at once an adventure story, a fantasy of timeless appeal, and an intriguing example of the author's abiding interest in separating the true from the false, the genuine from the impostor. With characteristic humor and color, Twain brings to life the sixteenth-century royal court, the crowded, boisterous streets inhabited by London's hoi polloi, and the behavior of two young boys who are in many ways smarter than their elders. In spinning his tale, he draws on themes from ancient mythology, the Bible, familiar fairy tales, and popular children's literature of the period.

ISBN: 9781582183398
ISBN-10: 1582183392
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st March 2001
Publisher: Digital Scanning,US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.68