Mark Twain, born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens on November 30, 1835, was an American writer, humorist, and lecturer. He is best known for his novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s writing style is characterized by his wit, satire, and social commentary, making him one of the most influential American authors of his time.

Twain began his writing career as a journalist and gained popularity with his travelogue, The Innocents Abroad. He often used his own experiences and observations to create realistic and relatable characters. Twain’s works often revolve around themes of childhood, adventure, and the moral dilemmas faced by individuals in society. His writing style is known for its colloquial language and regional dialects, capturing the essence of the American vernacular.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, published in 1876, is considered one of Twain’s most beloved works. It tells the story of Tom Sawyer, a mischievous young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The novel explores themes of friendship, imagination, and the contrast between societal expectations and individual freedom. Twain’s vivid descriptions and engaging storytelling have made The Adventures of Tom Sawyer a timeless classic in American literature.

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