Not a member?     Existing members login below:

Short Stories Ebooks

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories

Downloads: 11427         Pages: 258

Published: 5 years ago

Rating: Rated: 1 times Rate It

  • 1 star
  • 2 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 5 stars

Author:

Book Description HTML  |   Report this book

This delightful collection of lesser-known gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible the sanctimonious town really is. Twain is at his best here, poking fun at common hypocrisy as the self-satisfied pillars of the community are done in by their own greed.

Benedict Lim

Why would the man exact his revenge on the whole town, what did the nineteen ever done to him to deserve his revenge, it was just one man of the town who offended him and none of the nineteen was him. The man is the more guilty in this story.


Benedict Lim

How to have easy access when reading the next day for more of the book?


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Twain

Other books by author...

You may also like...

  • Psatori
    Psatori Short Stories by Mike Bozart
    Psatori
    Psatori

    Reads:
    0

    Pages:
    14

    Published:
    Sep 2015

    Agents 32 and 33 take a bike ride to NoDa (in northeast Charlotte). They encounter some very interesting people at a Cajun restaurant. Bizarre conversations a...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • The Bulge
    The Bulge Short Stories by Mike Bozart
    The Bulge
    The Bulge

    Reads:
    6

    Pages:
    6

    Published:
    Aug 2015

    Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - amusingly discuss the CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System) Gold Line streetcar alignment through in...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • A Tour to the Tower
    A Tour to the Tower Short Stories by Mike Bozart
    A Tour to the Tower
    A Tour to the Tower

    Reads:
    12

    Pages:
    8

    Published:
    Aug 2015

    Agents 32 and 33 take a trip from Charlotte to Blowing Rock (NC, USA) on a sleety March afternoon. The next day they do a cold-air hike up to the fire lookout...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • NoDa Soda
    NoDa Soda Short Stories by Mike Bozart
    NoDa Soda
    NoDa Soda

    Reads:
    5

    Pages:
    12

    Published:
    Aug 2015

    The 1990s - especially the early years - in the North Davidson arts and entertainment district (NoDa) of Charlotte (NC, USA) are recounted in this 2200-word s...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

Remove