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Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed the voice and experience of the American frontier as no other work had done before.

Running away seemed like a good idea at the time...
 
The Widow Douglas is doing her best to civilise Huckleberry Finn, but it just isn't working. Wearing clean clothes, going to school, and having a hot meal waiting for him when he gets home are becoming boring and tedious.
 
So, to make his life more interesting Huck, as he is normally called, decides to join Tom Sawyer's gang of outlaws. However, when they fail to be the vicious ransom specialists they claim to be, Huck decides to forget about excitement and tries to give his civilised life another go. He attends school and minds his own business... for a while.
 
After his father turns up out of the blue and starts causing trouble, Huck decides he's had enough of normal life and sets sail on his raft for a secluded island. When he arrives he finds he's not the only one who has decided to live there. On the island, he encounters thieves, a flood that provides a nice surprise, con men, violent shootouts, family feuds and much more.
 
After so much adventure, Huckleberry Finn ends up wishing he was back at home, tucked up in bed after a hot meal. But does this wish come true, or do his adventures continue?

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  • Hardback

    9780141199573

    January 2, 2014

    Penguin Classics

    400 pages

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  • Paperback

    9789380028354

    January 15, 2013

    Steerforth Press

    72 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099572978

    August 1, 2012

    Vintage Children's Classics

    512 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141199009

    May 11, 2012

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    328 pages

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780307475565

    April 15, 2010

    Doubleday US

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  • Paperback

    9780451530943

    August 1, 2008

    Signet (US)

    336 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780141321097

    June 2, 2008

    Puffin

    416 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099511113

    February 1, 2008

    Vintage Classics

    336 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780141439648

    February 24, 2003

    Penguin Classics

    400 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141974194

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    336 pages

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  • EBook

    9781407074269

    November 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    336 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141918457

    June 2, 2008

    Penguin eBooks

    416 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141920382

    March 6, 2006

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    384 pages

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