By Mark Twain
Of all of the contenders for the identify of the nice American Novel, none has a greater declare than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. meant before everything as an easy tale of a boy's adventures within the Mississippi Valley ”a sequel to Tom Sawyer” the booklet grew and matured lower than Twain's hand right into a paintings of immeasurable richness and complexity. greater than a century after its ebook, the serious debate over the symbolic value of Huck's and Jim's voyage continues to be clean, and it is still an immense paintings that may be loved at many degrees: as an incomparable event tale and as a vintage of yankee humor.
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