The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain

The Prince and the Pauper

By Mark Twain

  • Release Date: 1911-01-01
  • Genre: Historical
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The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII.