Synopses & Reviews
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 the 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.
Nineteenth-century New England villager Ethan Frome is tormented by his love for his ailing wife's cousin. Trapped, he may ultimately be destroyed by that which offers his greatest chance at happiness. Includes a new Afterword. Revised reissue.
About the Author
(1862-1937), born into a distinguished New York family, became a celebrated American novelist and published more than forty volumes consisting of novels, stories, verse, essays, travel books, and memoirs.
Elizabeth Amons is Harriet H. Fay Professor of Literature at Tufts University. Jeffrey Brown is a comic book writer and artist who won an Ignatz Award in 2003 for his minicomic I Am Going to Be Small.