1880)Jim Baker’s Blue Jay Yarn from A Tramp Abroad (1880)The Private History of a Campaign That Failed (1885)Private History of the “Jumping Frog” Story (1894)Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar from Pudd’nhead Wilson (1894)Pudd’nhead Wilson’s New Calendar from Following the Equator (1897)The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (1899)My First Lie and How I Got Out of It (1899)To the Person Sitting in Darkness (1901)Corn-Pone Opinions (1901)A Dog’s Tale (1903)Eve Speaks (ca.
His essays on what he dubs "Mental Telegraphy" are a digression from his sardonic humor, and while preserving his wit, he enters into a more "serious" tone for these essays.
It's obvious he truly believes in it as a sort of phenomenon- and a way to save on postage!
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Admittedly, I was using it as my filler book for awhile between other books because most of the essays were just enough to read one or two before bed. Mark Twain's insight and humor has always been something that I've enjoyed immensely.
Many of the essays were focused on his views on political situations of the time.
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