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Following the equator

Mark Twain

Following the equator

a journey around the world.

by Mark Twain

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWritings of Mark Twain
The Physical Object
Pagination2 vols
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13699048M

Jan 01,  · Bound on a lecturing trip around the world, Mark Twain turns his keen satiric eye to far lands in "Following the Equator." The first of two volumes, this vivid record of a sea voyage on the Pacific Ocean displays Twain's instinctive eye for the unusual, his wide-ranging curiosity, and his delight in embellishing the facts/5(24). Oct 07,  · Following the Equator documents Mark Twain's journey around the world in as he visits Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, India, the island of Mauritius and South Africa. Written at an interesting time, Twain reveals some of the haphazard problems to travel of the day, such as a Hawaiian Cholera outbreak that, regretfully, prevented his boat 5/5(1).

Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World (In Two Volumes - Volume Two Only) - The Writings of Mark Twain Volume VI (6 of 25) - Author's National Edition [Hardcover] Twain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens) & The Sieur Louis De Conte & Jean Francois Alden. Following the Equator, published in , was one of Mark Twain's last major works. Written in his now-familiar format of the travel book (seen by the American public in the Innocents Abroad and the Roughing It), Following the Equator details Twain's travels in Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, India, and South Africa.

Following the Equator is an evocative and highly unique American portrait of century travel and customs. Public Domain (P) Blackstone Audio, Inc. More from the same. Twain’s narrative spans the globe, from Australia to Hawaii. Full of tall-tales and real-life criticisms of imperialist arrogance, it is written with Twain’s characteristic wit and enthusiasm for a good, entertaining story. Following the Equator was Twain’s last travel book, .


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The classic travelogue of one of America's most famous authors, Mark Twain, "Following the Equator" was written when having fallen upon hard times financially, Twain found himself compelled to take a tour of the British Empire in and write about prosportsfandom.com by: Mar 28,  · — Following the Equator So begins this classic piece of travel writing, brimming with Twain's celebrated brand of ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor.

Written just before the turn of the century, the book recounts a lecture tour in which he circumnavigated the globe via steamship, including stops at the Hawaiian Islands, Australia, Fiji Islands, New Zealand, India, South Africa and elsewhere/5(43).

Jun 15,  · With his book "Following Following the equator book Equator," Mark Twain proves, once again, that he surely knows how to tell a good story.

The travelogue is an overall entertaining and interesting look at the world of However, the real nuggets are the anecdotes, stories and humorous observations peppered in-between and along the way.4/5(61). Following the Equator is not a book you would want to read to find out the best route to take, the best places to eat and sleep or what to see.

But, it is a book to read if you enjoy sardonic humor, with Twain's wry comments about what he sees/5. Mar 28,  · A true classic of travel writing, Following the Equator is a delight—a chance to see the world through the eyes of America’s most unique and beloved author.

Read more Read less The Best History Books of /5(41). Jan 04,  · Following the Equator is the fifth and most interesting of Twain’s travel narratives, and the one that most bears out the declaration that he once wrote to his mother: “I am wild with impatience to move – move – Move!”/5(11).

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The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Mark Twain. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. 8 rows · Jun 24,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Summary: Following The Equator is a travel book from Mark Twain, published in It came about after a tour he made of the British Empire, and includes biting and witty observations, criticising racism, imperialism and missionaries.

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Following the Equator, A Journey Around the World Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens) Published by American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT, 1st Ed. Following the Equator, Twain’s final travel book, resembles Innocents Abroad in having a clear narrative tracing an actual journey—the around-the-world lecture tour he undertook in The book has long sections on his voyage across the Pacific and Indian Oceans and his visits to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa.”.

Following the Equator - Part 1 book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to /5. A Tramp Abroad, Following the Equator, Other Travels book.

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— Following the Equator So begins this classic piece of travel writing, brimming with Twain's celebrated brand of ironic, tongue-in-cheek humor.

Written just before the turn of the century, the book recounts a lecture tour in which he circumnavigated the globe via steamship, including stops at the Hawaiian Islands, Australia, Fiji Islands, New Zealand, India, South Africa and elsewhere.

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This title was the fifth and last of the aging Twain's travel volumes. In it he recounts a global lecture tour undertaken in You can't go wrong with Twain. Read full review4/5(2). Following the Equator (sometimes titled More Tramps Abroad) is a non-fiction travelogue published by American author Mark Twain in Twain was practically bankrupt in due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine.

Following the Equator Quotes Showing of 24 “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.” ― Mark Twain, Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World.About Following the Equator “The writer of our youth is here with his perennial charm and vigor.” —The New York Times InAmerica’s most celebrated author embarked on a whirlwind round-the-world lecture tour from Paris to Vancouver, the South Seas, Australia, India, and South Africa.Immediately download the Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World.