The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (with an Introduction by Darren Shan) by Mark Twain
  

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (with an Introduction by Darren Shan)

Written by Mark Twain

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This is a wonderful adventure of three boys from very different worlds. At the heart of the story is the relationship between Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, white and advantaged in America’s south and a slave named Jim. Their adventures together are masterfully imagined and brilliantly portrayed – you can’t fail as a reader to be transported into America’s deep south of the 19th century. As Darren Shan says in his Introduction, ‘It’s the trip of a lifetime. Millions have made it before you, and millions will after you... Enjoy the ride’. In this terrific pocket size Puffin Classics edition there’s lots of additional material at the end of the book including an author profile, a guide to who’s who in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn plus many related activities to do beyond the book.

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (with an Introduction by Darren Shan) by Mark Twain

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escape down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at every turn, from floods and gunfights to armed bandits and the long arm of the law.

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-All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. It's the best book we've had.- --Ernest Hemingway

About the Author

Mark Twain
Twain is considered the greatest humorist of 19th Century American literature. His novels and stories about the Mississippi River: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1894) are still popular with modern readers.

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Format

Paperback
480 pages

Author

Mark Twain
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

28th February 2008

ISBN

9780141321097

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