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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)

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A deluxe edition of one of the masterpieces of American literature

Of all the contenders for the title of The Great American Novel, none has a better claim thanand#160;The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Intended at first as a simple story of a boy's adventures in the Mississippi Valleyand#151;a sequel to Tom Sawyerand#151;the book grew and matured under Twain's hand into a work of immeasurable richness and complexity. More than a century after its publication, the critical debate over the symbolic significance of Huck's and Jim's voyage is still fresh, and it remains a major work that can be enjoyed at many levels: as an incomparable adventure story and as a classic of American humor.and#160;This Penguin Classics deluxe edition features cover art by Lilli Carre, french flaps, and deckle-edged paper.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500and#160;titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theand#160;series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-dateand#160;translations by award-winning translators.

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Join Huckleberry Finn and runaway slave, Jim, as they escape from their tormentors and head down the Mississippi River. They have many adventures on the voyage and trouble is always close at hand. Throughout everything their friendship remains strong but will this be enough to give Jim his freedom once and for all?

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These novels have played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present three works in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.

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These novels played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature, and each one remains a beloved and widely read work of fiction. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—arguably a great American novel. Ethan Frome—an enduring rural tragedy. And Moby-Dick or, The Whale—a profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present these three novels in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.

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Synopsis:

These novels played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature, and each one remains a beloved and widely read work of fiction. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—arguably a great American novel. Ethan Frome—an enduring rural tragedy. And Moby-Dick or, The Whale—a profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present these three novels in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.

About the Author

Mark Twain (1835-1910) is a celebrated American author whose works include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. John Seelye's books include The True Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is an emeritus professor of American literature at the University of Florida.

Lilli Carré is the author of The Tales of Woodsman Pete and The Lagoon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143105947
Author:
Twain, Mark
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Notes by:
Cardwell, Guy
Introduction by:
Seelye, John
Introduction:
Seelye, John
Illustrator:
Carre, LILLI
Author:
Cardwell, Guy
Author:
Carre, LILLI
Author:
Seelye, John
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w map
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.1 x 4.26 x 0.54 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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"Synopsis" by , Join Huckleberry Finn and runaway slave, Jim, as they escape from their tormentors and head down the Mississippi River. They have many adventures on the voyage and trouble is always close at hand. Throughout everything their friendship remains strong but will this be enough to give Jim his freedom once and for all?
"Synopsis" by , These novels have played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present three works in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.
"Synopsis" by ,

These novels played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature, and each one remains a beloved and widely read work of fiction. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—arguably a great American novel. Ethan Frome—an enduring rural tragedy. And Moby-Dick or, The Whale—a profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present these three novels in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.

@declineofwesternsiv Seems like soon as a fella comes into a bit o’ money, everyone comes out of the woodworks after’n it.

These ladies wants to sivilize me? More like reverse gold-dig my fame and fortune. @FencinTom: Get me outta here!

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"Synopsis" by ,

These novels played a unique and lasting role in the development of American literature, and each one remains a beloved and widely read work of fiction. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn—arguably a great American novel. Ethan Frome—an enduring rural tragedy. And Moby-Dick or, The Whale—a profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception. Now, Penguin Classics is proud to present these three novels in gorgeous graphic packages featuring cover art by some of the most talented illustrators working today.

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