“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in 1876 and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1885. Huck Finn is called "the Great American Novel." Twain's wit and satire earned praise from critics and peers. William Faulkner called Mark Twain "the father of American literature."