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I loved it so much I will have to teach it. View all 6 comments. Readers looking for something short, funny, and a little touching should grab this now. En serio, la obra es hermosa. I’ve read this book several times and it always brings a smile, a tear, and a deep thankfulness at all the ways we can see the world, and learn from one another, and fall in love. This one will give us so twaij to discuss.

While a reporter, he wrote a humorous story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” which proved to be very popular aadn brought him nationwide attention. While Twain plays on and derives humor from some familiar gender stereotypes, this is eca no way a one-joke piece.

Hmmm how can I post a photo? Born during a visit by Halley’s Comet, he died on its return. He was lauded as the “greatest American humorist of his age”, and William Faulkner called Twain “the father of American literature”. Love redeems a fallen world: Readers will get a special kick out of the illustrations, which complement the story perfectly.

Loved this beautiful little book. An amusing and moving take on the relationship between the sexes. Mandy Cook I found my copy on amazon kindle for 99 cents. It’s sad that Mark Twain probably never saw it published altogether as one book.

Both diaries have in common a deep curiosity and duario of awe, and both e truly laugh-out-loud comic in their individual ways. How amazing that this title got so little publicity. For example, my first read through, I was annoyed with the cliche stereo-types about women and was disgusted with the reference to Eve’s love for Adam “even if he were to beat me” etc. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem?


It should be noted that a basic knowledge of Genesis–Twain alludes to the part of Genesis that mentions Eve was in charge of naming the animals, for instance–is helpful but not necessary. However, he lacked financial acumen. Also, reading the bio at the end of the book gave more insi Lovely read.

How many times do we hear of stories today that tag women with these traits in an extreme or degrading light? Dizrio all, it was their types that became stereotypical, not them. Also, reading the bio at the end of the book gave more insight.

El diario de Adán y Eva by Mark Twain (5 star ratings)

View all 5 comments. Trivia About The Diary of Adam Yes, there is much satire as with any of Twain’s writings, and some might say that there is overexaggeration of the differences between men and women; but I also think there is a remarkable heartfulness shining through.

This book is a tiny gem, and well worth a trip to the library or bookstore. And I think it shows beautiful balance — both Adam AND Eve are trying to understand one another, make theirSelf available to the other, learn what it is to be in a relationship with “the other” and find out that they are not so different at heart; indeed, that the differences are what brings the balance. I haven’t read Twain since middle school; I have a hazy recollection of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer getting into mischief.

As a result, Adam and Eve are able to play out the battle of the sexes unhampered by the cultural While Twain plays on and derives humor from some familiar gender stereotypes, this is in no way a one-joke piece.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I was not sure what to expect, but what I expected was far inferior to what I read. Mark Twain gives us his version of this most interesting question; peppered with humor but not preachy.

I’am spus atunci ca’i inutil. A first-rate, unforgettable novella. Reminding me of his love and adoration for his beloved Livey, and this being somewhat his tribute to her.

He was a failure at gold mining, so he next turned to journalism. The man and the woman, while playing their traditional, stereotypical roles to perfection, also happen to be the first of their sexes. Yet, at their core, at the opposite end of being a weakness, we find these very traits might be an uplifting, powerful strength.

As the title suggests, it shows the story of Adam and Eve from their separate diary accounts. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

El diario de Adán y Eva

View all 4 comments. Aug 18, Alejandra Restrepo B. He apprenticed with a printer.

He achieved great success as a writer and public speaker. Yet these very traits are inherently ek in women today. She has the ability to talk to and tame the wild animals, and gives names to everything in sight. I’m not always a fan of Twain, but I just adore this book for some reason–maybe because it seems so different from his other writings.

Alternate Cover 2 20 Jan 23, What did they really think about each other and their situation in the garden?