Mark Twain (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist.
Mark is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Mark Twain is extensively quoted. During Mark Twain's lifetime, he became a
friend to presidents, artists, industrialists and European royalty.
Mark enjoyed immense public popularity. His keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. American author William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature".
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