BOOKCLUB - Letters From the Earth (Mark Twain)

Mark Twain once remarked, " . . . Letters from the Earth will never be published . . . in fact, it couldn't be, because it would be a felony." And, indeed, until 1962, most of these remarkable pieces were considered too controversial for publication. This is vintage Twain--a sharp, witty, imaginative, and sometimes wildly irreverent satire of his times.  Satan writes a probing letter to his fellow archangels Michael and Gabriel about the inconsistencies of human religious faith, in the title story. In this posthumously published book, Twain uses his characteristic acerbity and lucid powers of observation to investigate the nature of existence.

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  • Elena

    Hi guys. I won't be able to make it today. I have a bad case of pink eye that I thought would be better by today. See u all next time!

    July 12, 2014

  • Sue

    I'm just trying to confuse you. My picnic is on Sunday - yay so I get to attend both events. See you manana after all!!

    July 11, 2014

  • Sue

    Unfortunately this clashes with my annual archery club picnic. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book - good choice Peter. Sorry I'll miss the discussion.

    July 6, 2014

    • Eduardo

      Annual archery club picnic? If you're going to make up an excuse, that's a pretty good one. ;)

      1 · July 6, 2014

    • Sue

      Believe it or not, the truth is sometimes stranger than fiction!

      1 · July 7, 2014

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