Mark Twain is an American writer, journalist and social activist. His work covers a variety of genres - humor, satire, philosophical fiction, journalism and others, and in all these genres, he has consistently taken the position of humanist and democrat. "The War Prayer," is a short story or prose poem, written by Mark Twain. It contains a grisly depiction of hardships inflicted on war-torn nations by their conquerors. This book shows the readers the state of affairs of one unnamed country, which goes to a war.