Huckleberry Finn (Hardback)
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Short Description for Huckleberry Finn The story of Huck's escape from his brutal father and the relationship that grows between him and Jim, a slave fleeing an even more brutal oppression, proved enormously influential in the development of American literature.
- Published: 01 August 2010
- Format: Hardback 359 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781904633464 ISBN 10: 1904633463
- Sales rank: 47,313
Full description for Huckleberry Finn
"You don't know about me, without you've read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that ain't no matter. The book was made by Mr Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things he stretched, but mainly he told the truth." What began life as a sequel to Tom Sawyer quickly became one of the most important of all American novels. Although Mark Twain's story of a young hobo and an escaped slave who set off to find freedom on the Mississippi is often exuberant and gently nostalgic, it never loses its satiric edge as it examines the South in the throes of slavery. The world's greatest works of literature are now available in these beautiful keepsake volumes. Bound in real cloth, and featuring gilt edges and ribbon markers, these beautifully produced books are a wonderful way to build a handsome library of classic literature. These are the essential novels that belong in every home. They'll transport readers to imaginary worlds and provide excitement, entertainment, and enlightenment for years to come. All of these novels feature attractive illustrations and have an unequalled period feel that will grace the library, the bedside table or bureau.