The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn {1884} is one of Mark Twain's most popular novels. Set about two decades before the Civil War, the tale considers what happens when the demands of society conflict with the bonds of friendship. After running away, young Huck meets Jim, an escaped slave, and together they embark on an epic raft voyage down the Mississippi River. The river becomes a symbol of both freedom and destruction as the two friends must grapple with the moral issues of slavery, cruelty, and loyalty.
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James Lamb
Richard Sheaff
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1993
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