The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of unruly humour, Twain’s masterpiece sees Huckleberry Finn and Jim the slave escape their difficult lives by fleeing down the Mississippi on a raft. There, they find steamships, feuding families, an unlikely Duke and King and vital lessons about the world in which they live. With its unforgettable cast of characters, Hemingway called this ‘the best book we’ve ever had’.
This edition features a new introduction and notes by leading Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen.
Review: “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.”