Publish date: February 20th 2007
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 287
Edition language: English
This was really delightful to me. I loved revisiting Twain's world and seeing/learning more of the father of Huck...the history of Huck really. It was very enjoyable to read and I think Clinch cinched it.
Mesmerising imagining of Pap Finn, Huck's drunken racist pig of a sire. Violent, horrific and astonishingly well-written, Clinch's first novel rushes in where no one's ever dared go. What Clinch has accomplished here is nothing short of breath-taking. Finn's a bad man who isn't the least bit likable...