The Innocents Abroad
By Mark Twain
- Release Date: 1911-01-01
- Genre: Europe
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
The Innocents Abroad (1869) is a burlesque of the sentimental travel books popular in the mid-nineteenth century. Twain's fresh and humorous perspective on hallowed European landmarks lacked reverence for the past-the ancient statues of saints on the Cathedral of Notre Dame are "battered and broken-nosed old fellows" and tour guides "interrupt every dream, every pleasant train of thought, with their tiresome cackling."
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