Tom Sawyer, Detective (Tor Classics)

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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of Tom Sawyer, Detective includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword from the Publisher.

Well, it seems like a grand vacation idea when Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are invited to boat down river and visit Tom's Uncle Silas, but every inch of the trip draws the boys deeper into a tangled web of dark deeds. Stolen diamonds; a mysterious stranger; vengeful manhunters; a long lot twin; a vanished farm-hand...how does it all add it?

The question explodes when Tom Sawyer discovers a dead man in a shallow grave, and Uncle Silas confesses to a murder he didn't commit! Now Tom Sawyer must find and unmask the real killer--or Silas will be hanged and his family destroyed.

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Hesperus Press, as suggested by their Latin motto, Et remotissima prope, is dedicated to bringing near what is far—far both in space and time. Works by illustrious authors, often unjustly neglected or simply little known in the English–speaking world, are made accessible through a completely fresh editorial approach and new translations.

Through these classic works, which feature forewords by leading contemporary authors, the modern reader will be introduced to the greatest writers of Europe and America. An elegantly designed series of genuine rediscoveries.

About the Author:

Mark Twain (1835-1910) was an American humorist, satirist, social critic, lecturer and novelist. He is mostly remembered for his classic novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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