Twain Mark

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), known by his pen name Mark Twain, is considered one of the greatest writers in American literature. He acquired international fame for his travel narratives, especially The Innocents Abroad (1869), Roughing It (1872), and Life on the Mississippi (1883), and for his adventure stories of boyhood, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885).