Librarian Note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this ISBN here.This is Mark Twain s imaginative series of diary entries by Adam and Eve At first, Adam is puzzled by this new arrival, Eve, in the garden, and he is suspicious of her disturbing appetite for fruit Eve, believing herself to be some sort of experiment, is curious about another experiment in the garden,Librarian Note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this ISBN here.This is Mark Twain s imaginative series of diary entries by Adam and Eve At first, Adam is puzzled by this new arrival, Eve, in the garden, and he is suspicious of her disturbing appetite for fruit Eve, believing herself to be some sort of experiment, is curious about another experiment in the garden, perhaps some sort of reptile or possibly architecture Eve gives names to everything, much to Adam s annoyance He tries to ignore her, so she seeks companionship among the animals particularly with a certain snake Adam and Eve grow to love each other and, in the end, an elderly Adam is filled with a realization of that love as he stands at Eve s grave.
The Diary of Adam and Eve Librarian Note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this ISBN here This is Mark Twain s imaginative series of diary entries by Adam and Eve At first Adam is puzzled by this new arrival Eve in th
The first half of this short book was absolutely excellent Eve is a free spirit determined to enjoy and bring order to the wonderful Garden of Eden Adam is a curmudgeonly misogynist who thinks Eve talks too much and should give all this naming of animals and plants a rest The second half of this book is throw across the room frustrating and annoying The scales fall from their eyes, Eve fancies Adam like mad and falls in love with him They marry and forever after she subsumes her individuality co [...]
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Expulsion from The Garden of Eden, ReinterpretedWe take upon ourselves the power of Judgment, without the power of Discernment This is the message of the Expulsion story Consider Hobbes discussion of Genesis We can look at You shall be as gods, knowing good and evil Genesis, 3 5 And, Who told thee that thou wast naked Hast thou eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee thou shouldest not eat Genesis, 3 11 For the cognizance or judicature of good and evil, being forbidden by the name of the fr [...]
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Just what I needed right now, a humorous book about the world s oldest couple Seems like men and women had trouble understanding each other from the very beginning Go figure.From Adam s diary She has now taken up with a snake The other animals are glad, for she was always experimenting with them and bothering them and I am glad, because the snake talks, and this enables me tot get a rest She says the snake advises her try the fruit of that tree.I advised her to keep away from the tree She said s [...]
NO SPOILERS No fan of Mark Twain s work religious and non religious alike should overlook this slim masterpiece, a very creative, and most of all, hilarious peek into the minds and lives of Adam and Eve during their first days The narrative is organized as half Adam s diary and half Eve s The tones are sharply distinct, and there s no mistaking whose is whose Adam s is a straightforward, puzzled, and sometimes cranky daily accounting of the day s accomplishments and discoveries Adam shuns Eve an [...]
I listened to an audiobook narrated by Adam Walter Zimmerman and Eve Cindy Hardin It is only 1hr 8min long Give yourself a treat You will chuckle through the whole thing One of the funniest things I have heard in a long, long time Everybody needs to laugh What s it about Well, do any woman or mans see eye to eye on anything We are different let s just admit it We of the feminine sex talkd talk and talk and talk To us something is important just for its beauty And the men, well listen to what Ada [...]
This was boring A pointless compilation of the stories Twain wrote that reference Adam and Eve, i.e a few fragments alongside the amusing The Diary of Adam and Eve that barely fills half this micro offering Oneworld Classics now Alma Classics are exemplary in bringing lesser known classics into the public awareness, but cobbling together scraps from the Twain table and publishing them with a sexy cover is not shrewd business specially since Twain is as sexy as sticky toffee pudd n I read this to [...]
Absolutely funny and definitely smart.
La guerra de los sexos empez con Ad n y Eva.La historia es conocida, Eva naci de la costilla de Ad n y a pesar de las prohibiciones ambos comieron la famosa manzana que les cost el Jard n del Ed n.Esta es una visi n humor stica y breve de eso mismo, dividida en diarios ntimos que fueron traducidos por Mark Twain, con unas ilustraciones muy lindas.Lo hab a empezado en castellano y par Recomiendo leerlo en ingl s, el humor se pierde un poco con la traducci n El diario de Ad nAd n es muy c mico, ti [...]
Oh, dios No cre que fuera a gustarme tanto como lo hizo, es muy bonito Esta novela corta es una versi n humoristica del Genesis, Ad n y Eva estan descubriendo el Jard n del Eden y a s mismos Los diarios de Ad n son los m s graciosos, con sus quejas hac a la criatura nueva de cabello largo, en cambio los de Eva est n m s plagados de reflexi n y cr tica.Realmente me encari e con ambos, son los dos muy inocentes y tiernos Solo lamento que los diarios de Eva fueran tan cortos, temporalmente hablando [...]
What did they really think about each other and their situation in the garden Mark Twain gives us his version of this most interesting question peppered with humor but not preachy.
Relato de Mark Twain 1835 1910 de apenas 50 p ginas sobre esta parejita primigenia ya inmortal Ad n y Eva Despu s de haber le do la que lio Jos Mar a E a de Queir s con mimbres parejos, esto de Twain me ha dejado insatisfecho Ese final en el que ella dice que prefiere morir antes que su hombre porque ella es m s d bil, se lo perdonamos porque era la primera mujer sobre la faz de la tierra De d bil nada Si esto no se ha ido al traste hace siglos y sigue siendo un lugar habitable es gracias a la f [...]
Book Club 4 May
While Twain plays on and derives humor from some familiar gender stereotypes, this is in no way a one joke piece If anything, the book s gimmick the translation of previously undiscovered texts direct from the Garden of Eden provides it with the fuel for genius The man and the woman, while playing their traditional, stereotypical roles to perfection, also happen to be the first of their sexes As a result, Adam and Eve are able to play out the battle of the sexes unhampered by the cultural baggag [...]
Demasiado adorable y gracioso.
I haven t read anything by Mark Twain since high school, which was many yesterdays ago And I had only read his full length novels back then, not any of his humorous short stories So I m very glad I started with this book as an introduction to them because I really enjoyed it It s actually two short stories in one, Adam s Diary and Eve s Diary, published separately during the first decade of the twentieth century, but included in one volume here These days, it s not uncommon to find books with mu [...]
El a o pasado vi en teatro Hoy El diario de Ad n y Eva, de Mark Twain y qued enamorada.Desde entonces quise leer el libro, y fue un doble disfrute Primero, porque es un libro gracioso, con algunos estereotipos de sexo, s , pero tambi n tierno y segundo, porque me hizo recordar la obra y lo le con un nudo en la garganta En serio, la obra es hermosa.