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With an essay by Harold Bloom. The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of anarchic 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'. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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One of the most popular books of all-­time, has been both venerated and vilified since it was first published in 1885. The story of a young abused boy on the run and his friendship with a runaway slave is about loyalty, compassion, and doing what is right, and it remains one of Mark Twain’s greatest achievements.

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A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Nick Bullard Tom Sawyer does not like school. He does not like work, and he never wants to get out of bed in the morning. But he likes swimming and fishing, and having adventures with his friends. And he has a lot of adventures. One night, he and his friend Huck Finn go to the graveyard to look for ghosts. They don't see any ghosts that night. They see something worse than a ghost - much, much worse . . .

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - With 165+ Illustrations and Free Audio Book Link FEATURES: ? Title contains every original True W. Williams illustrations. ? Title contains Summary ? FREE audio book link at the end of the book ? Mark Twain's Biography ? Mark Twain's Top Quotes ? Easy to navigated Active Table of Contents ? High formatting quality and standards, manually crafted by professionals Thomas "Tom" Sawyer is the title character of the Mark Twain novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He appears in three other novels by Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894), and Tom Sawyer, Detective (1896). Sawyer also appears in at least three unfinished Twain works, Huck and Tom Among the Indians, Schoolhouse Hill, and Tom Sawyer's Conspiracy. While all three uncompleted works were posthumously published, only Tom Sawyer's Conspiracy has a complete plot, as Twain abandoned the other two works after finishing only a few chapters. The . . .

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Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages — where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. Fortunately, he's quick-­witted, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity — winning himself the position of prime minister as well as the lasting enmity of Merlin.

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- The 1902 edition. - Contains all 174 original illustrations by EW Kemble. - Fully searchable table of contents. - Exquisitely formatted and presented in e-­book form. Mark Twain’s Great American Novel reunites us with the newly-­rich Huckleberry ‘Huck’ Finn. Fleeing his Missouri town to evade his drunk father, Huck teams up with Jim, a slave who is also on the run. Through their adventures in the Midwestern US of the 1830s or 40s, the novel powerfully blends humour with an exploration of race and identity that has made it one of the most celebrated books of its time.

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In 1867, Mark Twain and a group fellow-­Americans toured Europe and the Holy Land, aboard a retired Civil War ship known as Quaker City. Throughout the journey, Twain kept a written record of his experiences. The Innocents Abroad is both a travelogue and a critique of clashing cultures but more importantly, it is an entertaining and insightful work written by one of the great masters of American prose.

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In 1861, young Mark Twain found himself adrift as a tenderfoot in the Wild West?­and is his hilarious record of his travels come to life with his inimitable mixture of reporting, social satire, and rollicking tall tales.

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