The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Description

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is a novel about a young boy growing up in the fictional small town of Hannibal, Missouri along the Mississippi River during the 1840s. Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Life for Tom is a series of grand adventures that include his best friend "Huck" Finn, the love of his life Becky Thatcher, buried treasures, scoundrels, thieves and body snatchers. Manga Classics brings a brilliant new light to Mark Twain's very first novel that new readers will embrace and life-long fans will enjoy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 147 x 210 x 30.48mm | 362.87g
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations; Line drawings, black and white
  • 1947808028
  • 9781947808027
  • 315,101

Review quote

Part of the Manga Classics series of black-and-white graphic novel adaptations of timeless literature, featuring manga-style art and the utmost respect for the original works, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer brings Mark Twain's novel about a silver-tongued young man in the antebellum South to life with a whole new work. This adaptation deliberately keeps the tone and word choices from the source material intact, since Mark Twain's gift for language and satire were a crucial element of his stories. Thoroughly engaging for readers of all ages, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a "must" for public and school library graphic novel collections. Also highly recommended is the Manga Classics adaptation of Mark Twain's sequel, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (9781772940176, $17.99).
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About Mark Twain

Crystal S. Chan is an award-winning author and television screen play writer. Â She holds a degree in language and literature. Crystal is a huge fan of authors such as Jane Austen and she is equally passionate about Sailor Moon. Her passion for classic literature combined with her love of the comics medium allows her to strike a solid balance between preserving the depth of the original content while adapting the language for a younger generation.
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Rating details

87 ratings
4.04 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (30)
3 25% (22)
2 3% (3)
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