Prince and the Pauper – An unforgettable classic

Novel : Prince and the Pauper
Author: Mark Twain
Publication Date : 1881

Mark Twain’s masterpiece ‘Prince and the Pauper’ was adapted several times into motion pictures. Prince and the Pauper tells you a wonderful story of two boys  similar in appearance , but born in different worlds where one is a loved prince of England while other is a poor kid born in rags. Destiny unites them and Edward the prince switches his identity with the pauper Tom Canty. As they switch their lives, they discover a new aspect where Edward experiences the harsh realities of poor communities where as  Tom enjoys the aristocratic amenities of the palace. What follows later is witty, life changing situations that shapes the lives of Tom and Edward in optimistic way. what setback does Edward have to face ? Do Edward and Tom revert back to their lives? Discover the fun, gaiety, thrill with Mark Twain’s Prince and the pauper which will definitely bring  a smile on your face as you turn on the pages. After Tom Sawyer, Edward Tudor and Tom Canty have become popular characters in the literary world and they definitely are unforgettable. Prince and the Pauper has been  a source of inspiration for dozens of hollywood movies and some successful hindi movies like Ram aur shyam, Seeta aur geeta and Raja aur Runk which was a Indianized version of  this book.

                                         Author – Mark Twain (November 30, 1835- April 21, 1910)
                                    Literary works (Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)

If you enjoyed reading Prince and the pauper, you will also  like other classics like Treasure Island, Captains Courageous, Kidnapped, Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Prisoner of Zenda which also has a plot similar like Prince and the pauper. Gift this book to your children and cultivate habit of reading in their mind. This is the book your children will treasure forever in their heart.


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