Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics) by Mark Twain published by Barnes & Noble Classics (2003)
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 1972
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
Series: Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (#2)
So very deeply disturbing.
First, kudos to narrator Elijah Wood for bringing this story to life. Excellent job. Yes, the N-word appears quite frequently in this book. If you can't bear to hear it used even its historical context, then don't listen to this book. Personally, I'm glad that Audible did not produce a bowdlerized...
Seriously, why does Wood not get more movie offers? Wonderful vocal performance. Bonus points for no editing of politically incorrect language. (One criticism about the book, the bit at the end about feeling Jim and Sawyer's plans, goes for a bit too long and loses some of the humor for me).
I "reread" this book on audio, narrated by Elijah Wood. I haven't read this since high school and I thought it would be fun to listen to, and it was. Elijah's voices were true to the story, and brought an additional level to the depth of this tale. I'm happy to report that this book held up to m...
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a sequel of sorts. First came The Adventures of Tom Sawyer which Huckleberry Finn was a character in just as Tom Sawyer was in this one. In this adventure Huckleberry runs away from his alcoholic father and along the way runs into a slave Jim, who is trying to...
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