By Mark Twain
Of all of the contenders for the name of the good American Novel, none has a greater declare than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. meant in the beginning as an easy tale of a boy's adventures within the Mississippi Valley ”a sequel to Tom Sawyer” the publication grew and matured below 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 a huge paintings that may be loved at many degrees: as an incomparable experience tale and as a vintage of yank humor.
Enriched publication gains Editor R. Kent Rasmussen presents the subsequent particularly commissioned positive aspects for this Enriched e-book Classic:
* Filmography and Stills from the 1920 Silent movie Huckleberry Film
* modern stories of Huckleberry Finn
* additional Reading
* on-line Mark Twain assets and areas to Visit
* pictures of Mark Twain websites and primary version Frontispiece
* number of E.W. Kemble’s Illustrations for the 1st version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and John Harley’s Illustrations for the 1st variation of Life at the Mississippi
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Is It Them? • Singing the “Doxologer” • Awful Square • Funeral Orgies • A Bad Investment XXVI. A Pious King • The King’s Clergy • She Asked His Pardon • Hiding in the Room • Huck Takes the Money XXVII. The Funeral • Satisfying Curiosity • Suspicious of Huck • Quick Sales and Small Profits XXVIII. ” • Mary Jane Decides to Leave • Huck Parting with Mary Jane • Mumps • The Opposition Line XXIX. Contested Relationship • The King Explains the Loss • A Question of Handwriting • Digging up the Corpse • Huck Escapes XXX.
Whereas, in Huckleberry Finn, Tom’s “adventures” are mostly spurious fictions invented by him, in Tom’s own Adventures they are quite real (if, once again, not realistic), from close brushes with death to finding actual treasure while searching for mythical booty. In Huck’s book, his adventures are real, being once again hair-breadth (and raising) escapes from death and disaster, and perhaps the most dangerous of all his adventures results from Tom Sawyer’s ridiculous, Dumas-inspired scheme for freeing Jim, a made-up “adventure” that is stopped by some very real bullets.
Please purchase only authorized electronic editions, and do not participate in or encourage electronic piracy of copyrighted materials. Your support of the author’s rights is appreciated. Contents Introduction by John Seelye Suggestions for Further Reading A Note on the Text THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Appendix: The Raft Episode Explanatory Notes Penguin Enriched eBook Classics Features How to Navigate Guide Chronology Filmography and Stills from the 1920 Silent Film Huckleberry Finn Contemporary Reviews of Huckleberry Finn Further Reading Online Mark Twain Resources and Places to Visit Photos of Mark Twain Sites and First Edition Frontispiece Selection of E.