The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, the narrator of two other Twain novels (Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective) and a friend of Tom Sawyer. It is a... more

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Michael Voss I enjoy nearly everything Mark Twain ever wrote, but my favorite is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This novel showcases Twain at the top of his game in terms of acerbic wit, sharp societal observations and the use of regional dialects - for which he initially garnered great criticism, before the passage of time enabled critics to understand and acknowledge its authenticity. (Source)

Ovidiu Drugan Question: What books had the biggest impact on you? Answer: Dune – Frank Herbert Write It Down, Make It Happen – Henriette Anne Klauser Two years vacations – Jules Verne (and all the well known books) – navigation & cast away story The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain (and Tom Sawyer) – river expedition The Foundation Cycle – Isaac Asimov War books – Sven Hassel – changed the way I see the army, conflicts, war Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky – any crime comes with inner suffering so better not do it Nansen, Kon-Tiki, Expedition... (Source)

Robert McCrum Hemingway said that all American fiction comes from Huckleberry Finn. (Source)

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