The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Two Volume Set)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel]

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Two volume set in publisher's slipcase. Slipcase lightly rubbed. Tom Sawyer includes jacket, minor chip to jacket spine head and top edge of front jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. Huckleberry Fin lacks jacket, ink note on front endpaper. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 284; 346 pp. Two volume set in publisher's slipcase. Both volumes illustrated by Norman Rockwell. Thomas Sawyer (/?s??j?r/) 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. 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 direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

Title: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Two Volume Set)

Author: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel]

Illustrator: Rockwell, Norman

Categories: American,

Publisher: The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf: 1940

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2280940