Although the classics Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are what the critics most hail, Mark's "lesser" works still remain popular.
"Lesser works"? Hell! What's this "lesser works" business? Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Following the Equator can stand shoulder to shoulder with Tom and Huck any day. And can anyone beat Letters From the Earth?
The life of Mark Twain was filled with wealth, fame, and honors. But Sam Clemens had a pretty rough time. For more on that click here.