Who is Mark Twain?

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Have you ever read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer? This is a well-known book. The person who wrote it was an American author and humorist; his name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He wrote ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ and its sequel, Adventure of Huckleberry Finn’. But, who was Samuel Langhorne Clemens? His pen name was Mark Twain.

He was born on 30 November 1835 in Florida, Missouri, and the sixth of seven children. He had an interesting and diverse literary career. He wrote a total of 28 books, along with essays, articles, and short stories. However, he loved cats and wanted them around him all the time. He was married to Olivia for 34 years and they had three children: Clara, Jean, and Susy.

Overall, we recommend you read “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ because it is a very popular book for all ages and you will probably enjoy reading it.

By: Mimi and YaYa

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About Mimi

Hello, i'm a year 9 students. I love purple and enjoy reading novels. I'm one of the member in SIS Newspaper club. Nice to meet you.

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