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Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn (original 1884; edition 2011)

by MARK TWAIN

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Title:Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884)

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We liked Tom Sawyer better! ( )
  CharlaOppenlander | Apr 4, 2014 |
We liked Tom Sawyer better! ( )
  CharlaOppenlander | Apr 4, 2014 |
What’s to even be said about this book? It’s Twain’s greatest accomplishment. It manages to undertake a variety of difficult themes (i.e. race relations) and make it possible for a seventeen year old to not only understand it, but be inspired by it.

Down with censorship. Twain wrote what he meant. He was probably smarter than you, PTA president-soccer mom-Volvo-driving-bitch. ( )
  steadfastreader | Mar 18, 2014 |
didn't like it. funny, but belabored the point. ( )
  njcur | Feb 13, 2014 |
I have been assigned this book several times, and i have to say it is just awful. I don't care what anyone says, it's plain racist and there isn't even a good story to redeem it. WHY WOULD A RUNAWAY SLAVE GO SOUTH?!?! The dialects make it a chore to read, and for the life of me I can't understand why it is a 'classic.'
I have made it a life goal to never read this book. That's how much I loathe its existence.
The end. ( )
  k8seren | Feb 6, 2014 |
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Mark Twain may be called the Edison of our literature. There is no limit to his inventive genius, and the best proof of its range and originality is found in this book, in which the reader's interest is so strongly enlisted in the fortunes of two boys and a runaway negro that he follows their adventures with keen curiosity, although his common sense tells him that the incidents are as absurd and fantastic in many ways as the "Arabian Nights."
 

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Smith, Henry NashEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Notice: Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author per G. G., Chief of Ordnance
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You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," but that ain't no matter.
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"All right, then, I'll go to hell"- and tore it up. 
PERSONS attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
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This is the story of a boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River. it's a story of friendship and family and home.

This book was the perfect adventure book for me when I was younger. I always wanted to pretend I was floating off on some great journey, but I was always happy to come home.
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Run away from home
Lazy Summer down river
Ignorance ain’t bliss

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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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A feisty young boy fakes his own death to escape his abusive father and heads off down the Mississippi River with his newfound friend Jim, a runaway slave.

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