Extract From Captain Stormfield’s Visit To Heaven – Mark Twain

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Extract From Captain Stormfield’s Visit To Heaven (novella) by Mark Twain

Twain’s witty vision of what heaven “is really like” is told from the point of view of the recently deceased Captain Stormfield. In a folksy narration peppered with sailor’s jargon, the amiable, altogether down-to-earth merchant marine describes a series of amusingly disconcerting revelations about the next world.

Published December 1907 ~ Harper’s Magazine

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  1. Thanks so much for this. Synchronicity as I am studying Existentialism and this story links in with Albert Camus and the myth of Sisyphus. Many many thanks. 🙂

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