This week’s featured book is A Tramp Abroad, by Mark Twain.
This book is actually a sequel to his book Innocents Abroad, though Tramp is often praised as a better work.
In A Tramp Abroad (1880), written eleven years after the best-selling Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain claims to be mad for adventure. Instead, he is more likely to scale a mountain by telescope or launch a fantasy expedition to conquer a mountain hotel. In the end, Twain weaves observation, folk tales, tall tales, and imagination into a narrative that both celebrates travel and
satirizes the traveler.
If this book sounds as good to you as it does to us, you can find it here!
Come back next week for another classic showcase during
BOOK DISCOVERY MONTH!
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