The Adventures of Tom Sawyer/Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a very special boy named Tom Sawyer. It is a dreamlike summertime world of hooky and adventure, pranks and punishment, villains and young love, filled with memorable characters.... show more
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a very special boy named Tom Sawyer. It is a dreamlike summertime world of hooky and adventure, pranks and punishment, villains and young love, filled with memorable characters. Adults and young readers alike continue to enjoy this delightful classic of the promise and dreams of youth from one of America’s most beloved authors. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn He has no mother, his father is a brutal drunkard, and he sleeps in a barrel. He’s Huck Finn—liar, sometime thief, and rebel against respectability. But when Huck meets a runaway slave named Jim, his life changes forever. On their exciting flight down the Mississippi aboard a raft, the boy nobody wanted matures into a young man of courage and conviction. As Ernest Hemingway said of this glorious novel: “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.” With a New Introduction @declineofwesternsiv Seems like soon as a fella comes into a bit o’ money, everyone comes out of the woodworks after’n it. These ladies wants to sivilize me? More like reverse gold-dig my fame and fortune. @FencinTom: Get me outta here! From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 3rd 2002
Publisher: Signet Classics
Pages no: 520
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
Audible version. Elijah Wood's reading is simply fantastic. Unfortunately, this story is not as engaging as I remember from childhood. I understand it has a Purpose, but I suspect I'd have given the book up completely before finishing, had I been reading the print version or had it been performed by...
Twain has a marvelous facility with words; the man could quip. But the stories he wrote seem all off-kilter, the grim beside the whimsical. And much of Huckleberry still doesn't make sense to me, like folktales that haven't yet been filtered through a professional writer's pen. Which is weird, be...