Mark Twain

The Prince and the Pauper

A novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII.
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    Чингис Гомбоевhas quoted8 years ago
    They made beggars of the children, but failed to
    b7136253305has quoted3 months ago
    Among, but not of, the dreadful rabble that inhabited the house, was a good old priest whom the King had turned out of house and home with a pension of a few farthings, and he used to get the children aside and teach them right ways secretly.
    Яна Сивоваhas quoted4 months ago
    lament his shabby

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