The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Library Classics Beautiful Rare
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DescriptionEXCEPTIONAL UNABRIDGED EDITION TWO NOVELS IN A SINGLE BOOK Read two of the greatest masterpieces of all time in a beautiful edition. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, first published in 1876, features one of the best-loved characters in American fiction. The novel is redolent of life in the Mississippi River towns in which Mark Twain spent his own youth. A somber undercurrent flows through the high humor and unabashed nostalgia of the novel, however, for beneath the innocence of childhood lie the inequities of adult reality - base emotions and superstitions, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) is the direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Intended at first as a simple story of a boy's adventures in the Mississippi Valley, the book grew and matured under Twain's hand into a work of immeasurable richness and complexity. Both novels are commonly named among the Great American novels. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910) was trained as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi river - 'Mark Twain', phrase used on riverboats to indicate that the water is two fathoms deep and therefore safe, became the pen name by which he was best known