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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

217 Ratings: 3.6
A book by Mark Twain

Like its popular predecessor, this critical edition is designed for "teaching the conflicts" surrounding Mark Twain’s classic novel. It reprints the 1885 text of the first American edition (with a portfolio of illustrations) along with … see full wiki

Author: Mark Twain
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
27 reviews about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
review by . November 16, 2010
   Not only is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a brilliant and funny story of an adolescent boy, it is the story of an adolescent nation: the United States circa 1885. It raises broad, moral questions whose answers still elude us today, as it addresses the question of slavery in terms that are deeply personal, moral, political, social and economic.      Through Huck and the fugitive slave Jim, Twain looks at important issues of marginality, not just for people of …
Quick Tip by . April 12, 2011
One of Mark Twain's greatest books and an extremely enjoyable read. It is a very humorous and great adventure story.
review by . June 17, 2010
I return to this novel again and again. It’s a coming-of-age story, an adventure story, a comedy, a drama, a biting social commentary, and just a great read. The fact that it can be read and argued about more than a century after its publication proves its worth. Mark Twain creates an iconic character in Huck, an unlikely and often unwilling hero, whose journey takes him not only down the Mississippi River but also toward a growing awareness of the world. Much of the controversy over the …
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
Another book everyone should read. It teaches a lesson about family, hard work. and friendship.
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
Excellent adventure story for any age. Huck Finn is quite the character. Lots of humor.
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
Of course, Twain (Clemens) is the quintessential American author. Whereas many who were born in America but still wrote from an English perspective, he developed an American style that was separate from any other influence.
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
one of the great American Authors!
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
could never get into this as much as it is hailed such a classic.
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
Always a classic
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
I liked it, it's a classic book.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
A classic coming of age novel.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
a must read
Quick Tip by . June 21, 2010
a classic
Quick Tip by . June 20, 2010
great book.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
This is a pretty good story. I enjoyed reading it and thought it was neat when they built a raft and went sailing down the river.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
A great book to read to a class of young students, or to read with a child.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Really, can you get any better than Mark Twain?
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
Love some Mark Twain, though I haven't read his books in ages.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
I loved the adventure and humor as a kid; now that I'm an adult I love its wit and insight.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
a childhood classic
Quick Tip by . June 12, 2010
Good, but I'm not sure it deserves its highly revered place in the canon.
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
Fun read!
Quick Tip by . June 04, 2010
This is a good high school book. Deals with a lot of social issues that are good to look at.
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