The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (English Library)

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9780140430189: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (English Library)

After having come into a considerable sum of money Huck Finn and his friend Tom Sawyer are bound on causing all kinds of trouble when Huck's alcoholic father comes to town and kidnaps Huck Finn. Having to fake his own death to escape his father's imprisoning, Huck unites with another friend Jim, who is an run away slave who was afraid of getting sold to more brutal owners farther down the Mississippi River. Travelling together the two are set on a series of adventures that will leave anyone wanting to go out on a raft on some river and dreaming of what can happen.

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A seminal work of American Literature that still commands deep praise and still elicits controversy, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is essential to the understanding of the American soul. The recent discovery of the first half of Twain's manuscript, long thought lost, made front-page news. And this unprecedented edition, which contains for the first time omitted episodes and other variations present in the first half of the handwritten manuscript, as well as facsimile reproductions of thirty manuscript pages, is indispensable to a full understanding of the novel. The changes, deletions, and additions made in the first half of the manuscript indicate that Mark Twain frequently checked his impulse to write an even darker, more confrontational book than the one he finally published.

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Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensive and open-ended and will provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a wide geographical spread.

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