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Mark Twain made ’em laugh: an edited extract from Susannah Fullerton’s <i>Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia</i>

Mark Twain made ’em laugh: an edited extract from Susannah Fullerton’s Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia

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The following is an edited extract from Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia by Susannah Fullerton. Published by Picador Australia, June 2009. Mark Twain came to Australia billed as ‘the funniest man in the world’ and Australians loved his dry humour and stories… Their expectation was by now at fever pitch, their bodies perspiring from […]