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2 edition of Satire. found in the catalog.

Satire.

Gilbert Cannan

Satire.

by Gilbert Cannan

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Published by Secker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe art and craft of letters
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Open LibraryOL13844291M

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Mark Twain carefully chose his words and used satire in his books to address controversial or taboo issues that afflicted his society. I read the book ages before the movie came out, I didn't think it was a satire then and I don't think it is now. Nor do I think the movie has a single blessed thing to do with the book, somebody just liked the title evidently.

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