Roughing It by Mark Twain, the ultimate vagabond’s book? Travel literature by Qin Xie - April 27, 2015June 17, 2020 When I think on it, I think it’s the sense of adventure. The idea that Twain’s world was such a different time. Everything was undiscovered and anything could be possible. And we can all be vagabonds together. So much so that it verged on the ridiculous.