Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSonaLibrariesSign In

Mark Twain

Recommended Books

Samuel Langhorne Clemens known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist this country has produced".
4 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
The Arabian Nights book cover
The Arabian Nights
Andrew Lang - 2008-01-01 (first published in 1898)
Goodreads Rating
Discover a collection of enthralling and timeless folk and fairy tales from around the world in this classic work by Scottish literary critic and writer Andrew Lang. Immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling with tales of daring heroes, cunning villains, and mystical creatures that have captivated readers for generations. As a celebrated collector of folklore, Lang's work serves as a definitive source for anyone interested in exploring the power of oral tradition and the enduring influence of folklore on contemporary culture.
Gulliver's Travels book cover
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift - 2003-01-30 (first published in 1726)
Goodreads Rating
Satire at its finest. This timeless classic by a masterful author is still bringing laughs nearly 300 years later. With clever wit and boundless imagination, this book will captivate readers for generations to come.
The French Revolution book cover
The French Revolution
A History (Modern Library Classics)
Thomas Carlyle - 2002-05-14 (first published in 1837)
Goodreads Rating
Delve into the tumultuous events of the French Revolution with this historical masterpiece by Thomas Carlyle. Combining insightful character analysis, vivid descriptions, and a talent for bringing history to life, the book has been deemed the standard work on the topic. From political upheaval to personal stories, experience the Revolution like never before – as thrilling as any novel.
Le Morte Darthur book cover
Le Morte Darthur
Syr Thomas Malory - 2001-10-01 (first published in 1485)
Goodreads Rating
Discover the iconic work of Arthurian literature in English, first published in 1485. Still a beloved source for modern Arthurian writers, this book has inspired popular works such as The Once and Future King and The Idylls of the King.