I write history and not-quite-historical fiction. My official focus is on the British empire in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, but I really interested in any time and place where two cultures meet and change each other.
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Iris: It’s good to have someone make the case in Twain’s defense. He doesn’t make me laugh, but that’s probably my failing, not his his. One of my favorite authors, Gene Stratton Porter (neither as important or as well-regarded as Twain) says that it takes something to the effect that…
There is commentary every where. So I am glad you broached this topic. It will help others to rethink an Author they may not have heard about or even contemplated reading. Thanks.
So here is my take on Mark Twain. Aside from Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, what I read was, Innocence Abroad. This I can relate to as I traveled much. the German segment made me laugh and definitely understand the confusion on the part of English speaking readers. Still in…