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by Mark Twain
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  • Author:
    Mark Twain
  • ISBN:
    1434678687
  • ISBN13:
    978-1434678683
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  • Publisher:
    BiblioBazaar (November 22, 2007)
  • Pages:
    276 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Humanities
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    1797 kb
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  • Rating:
    4.6
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A book of short stories and humorous anecdotes by Mark Twain, published together in 1906. 30000 dollar bequest 1002 librivox. 30,000 Dollar Bequest, pt 2 librivox download.

A book of short stories and humorous anecdotes by Mark Twain, published together in 1906. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. Librivox recording of a public-domain text.

Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. ings that is humorous even while it probes, often bitterly, the roots of human behavior. The title story in this collection is a satirical indictment of America's money culture. The volume also includes Extracts from Adam's Diary, Eve's Diary, and A Dog's Tale.

The 30000 dollar bequest. All right, if you say so. What about the other twenty? What do you mean to do with that?" "There is no hurry; I am going to look around before I do anything with i. The 30,000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories, . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28. The 30,000 Dollar Bequest and Other Stories. "All right, if your mind's made up," signed Sally. He was deep in thought awhile, then he said: "There'll be twenty thousand profit coming from the ten a year from now. We can spend that, can we, Aleck?"

Saladin Foster was book-keeper in the principal store, and the only high-salaried man of his profession in Lakeside

Saladin Foster was book-keeper in the principal store, and the only high-salaried man of his profession in Lakeside. He was thirty-five years old, now; he had served that store for fourteen years; he had begun in his marriage-week at four hundred dollars a year, and had climbed steadily up, a hundred dollars a year, for four years; from that time forth his wage had remained eight hundred – a handsome figure indeed, and everybody conceded that he was worth it.

His wife, Electra, was a capable helpmeet, although-like himself-a dreamer of dreams and a private dabbler in romance. Saladin had less, by fifteen.

Saladin Foster was book-keeper in the principal store, and the only high-salaried man of his profession in Lakeside. Out of Saladin's first year's wage she put thirty dollars in the savings-bank, sixty out of his second, a hundred out of his third, a hundred and fifty out of his fourth.

A collection of comical short stories by renowned American humorist and author Mark Twain, the .

A collection of comical short stories by renowned American humorist and author Mark Twain, the compilation features 30 stories published in 1906. Stream audiobook and download chapters.

Out ofSaladin's first year's wage she put thirty dollars in the savings-bank,sixty out of his second, a hundred out of his third, a hundred and fiftyout of his fourth. His wage went to eight hundred a year, then, andmeantime two children had arrived and increased the expenses, but shebanked two hundred a year from the salary, nevertheless, thenceforth. When she had been married seven years she built and furnished apretty and comfortable two-thousand-dollar house in the midst of hergarden-acre, paid half of the money down and moved her family.

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Vaua
When I purchased this book, I was expecting a collection of short stories, and if that was all it was, I would have been most pleased. As is, this book contains a couple of very entertaining short stories, including the one mentioned in the title, along with a great ending about Adam and Eve, as well as a lot of ancedotes about all sorts of things.

If you are a fan of Mark Twain, I would highly recommend this collection, especially if you are more of the student. The ancedotal material contains a lot of insight into Samuel Clemons, as well as his transition to the writer, Mark Twain. I found it overall to be a bit more than I wanted to get into, as most of the ancedotes could have been trimmed down significantly. However, I somehow managed to finish it, and was overall much impressed. I found myself thinking of Leno and Carson in regards to a lot of his observations from local papers which he found humorous. Certainly, American humor in general, owes quite a lot to Mark Twain, and this collection is certainly a fine example of that.

I would detract a star for the length and complexity with which he explores certain topics, which I found to be overexploiting the humorous context. In other words, it seemed, at times, he didn't know when to quit.

Generally, a good read, a great skim, and a priceless gem for true Twain fans.
Conjuril
These are some great stories well-fit for Twain's remarkable wit. And, as you might guess from the definition of "short stories", they are not overloaded with filler, can be read in a single sitting, and are focused right in on a central idea, often leaving you with something to think about afterwards.

As with many of the free Kindle books, it's a bit aggravating that it lacks an index or TOC and contains some mistakes, but what can you do? (You can tell that the ebook creators at least used spellcheck, as the spelling mistakes are generally actual words, just not the original/intended word.)
Bumand
poorly written
Carrot
Always know when one picks up a Mark Twain book, that one will be entertained. Pick up a Mark Twain book today. Anne S.
Zovaithug
I was disappointed at the first story, and never even finished reading the book.
Stick to Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.
Dishadel
Good read.
Auau
I agree with the previous review. The contents are worth it, and are written in English, which avoids some of the terrible old translations often available in cheap Kindle reprints.
The production, however, is idiotic and totally inconsiderate of the reader. The list of contents is not interactive and the search for locations doesn't work. This is a surprisingly sloppy collection of short works, especially when one of the best is at the end.
It would be helpful if Amazon would include such information in the description (eg, no interactive table of contents). A frustrating experience, not uncommon for Kindle. Good luck to the company in surviving its new competition.
I am just recently getting into reading classic literature, and this was a wonderful way to be introduced to Mark Twain. His stories really make you think, and I look forward to reading his novels after this.