• Twain, Mark

    Twain, Mark

    Mark Twain is the pen name of the author and humourist Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) who is best known for his ground-breaking novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He was hugely successful in his lifetime as a writer and public speaker, and was called ‘the father of American literature’ by the novelist William Faulkner.


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