Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: At the beginning of "Pudd'nhead Wilson" a young slave woman, fearing for her infant's son's life, exchanges her light-skinned child with her master's. From this rather simple premise Mark Twain fashioned one of his most entertaining, funny, yet biting novels. On its surface, "Pudd'nhead Wilson" possesses all the elements of an engrossing nineteenth-century mystery: reversed identities, a horrible crime, an eccentric detective, a suspenseful courtroom drama, and a surprising, unusual solution. Yet it is not a mystery novel. Seething with the undercurrents of antebellum southern culture, the book is a savage indictment in which the real criminal is society, and racial prejudice and slavery are the crimes. Written in 1894, "Pudd'nhead Wilson" glistens with characteristic Twain humor, with suspense, and with pointed irony: a gem among the author's later works. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
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Pudd'nhead Wilson; Volume 5 Of The Writings Of Mark Twain [pseud.]; Mark Twain
Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner
Buchbeschreibung Signet Classics, 1964. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP89030735
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97804515108394.0
Buchbeschreibung Signet Classic, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. 3rd Printing. Signet Classic 1964 3rd Printing Very Good/ Light wear and faint corner crease to cover, tight illustrated pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 274848
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97804515108393.0
Buchbeschreibung Signet Classics, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0451510836
Buchbeschreibung Signet Classics, 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 451510836
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97804515108391.0