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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Synopses & Reviews
Of all the contenders for the title of The Great American Novel, none has a better claim than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. More than a century after its publication it remains a major work that can be enjoyed at many levels: as an incomparable adventure story and as a classic of American humor.
Introduction by John Seelye and Notes by Guy Cardwell
Recounts the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft.
About the Author
Mark Twain (1853-1910) was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, near the Mississippi River. He was celebrated for his uncompromising stands against injustice and imperialism and for his invariably quoted comments on any subject under the sun.
John Seelye is the author of numerous books and a graduate research professor of American literature at the University of Florida.
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