A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain

By Mark Twain

In A Tramp in another country, Mark Twain's unofficial sequel to The Innocents in another country, the writer documents his hilarious and numerous observations and insights whereas on a fifteen-month strolling journey via valuable Europe and the Alps. "Here you've gotten Twain's inimitable mix," writes Dave Eggers in his creation, "of the folksy and the without difficulty erudite, his unshakable sturdy feel and his mythical wit, his knack for the simple relation of an ideal anecdote, and a few achingly appealing nature writing."

This sleek Library Paperback vintage reproduces the textual content of the 1st American variation and contours new explanatory notes and a serious Afterword through Kerry Driscoll, professor of English at Saint Joseph collage in Connecticut.

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Traduction de Jacqueline Risset, revue et corrigée pour cette édition.

Edition bilingue.


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It amounted to a defect. And this after a fugue the night before, until bar-closing time, of beer and pizza, with or without Molly, his wife. ” Lars said, sipping his special drink. He felt weary: today trance-state had enervated him beyond the recall of the chemical elixir. ’ I know the rubric you’ve got to offer. Frankly I’ve heard it so many times I could—” Peter interrupted, in his agitated, husky, urgent voice, “Aw, the hell, you know what I mean. Bull! You never listen. All you do is go to heaven and come back with the word of God, and we’re supposed to believe as gospel every stupid thing you write down, like some—” He gestured, tic-like, his big frame shuddering under his blue cotton shirt.

To the KACH-man he said, “Weapons! ” There was not one weapon among them. “As regards the concomodies—” Henry Morris began. ’ You know. ” He gestured in irritation. “You know more about the six concomodies on the Board than anyone else in Wes-bloc. ” “I’m facing it,” Lars said calmly. He folded his arms, sat back. ” There was silence and then the KACH-man stirred and said, “That’s why they’d like you in uniform. You wouldn’t be facing any TV cameras. ” He left the sketches where they were on Lars’ desk.

I am calling, Mr. ” Surley Febbs, inside himself, fainted dead away. He had failed to read all the way down the notice. Of course the identity of the six concomodies on the Board was a matter of strict secrecy! And already he had told Mr. Rumford. Or had he? Frantically, he tried to recall his exact words. Hadn’t he merely said he received a notice? Oh God. If they found out— “Thank you, Mr. Febbs,” the female official said, and rang off. Febbs stood in silence, gradually hinging himself back together.

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