Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN This is Twain's masterwork written at the height of his power. Twain himself refers to it as "a book of mine where a sound heart & a deformed conscience come into collision & conscience suffers defeat."

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The book contains belly-laughing humor intertwined with themes of profound moral significance. Huck, escaping from the confines of his existence on the shore, has found life to be "free and easy living on a raft" with Jim, a black man fleeing from slavery. When faced with the crucial decision to turn over Jim to his rightful owner, he studies the consequences, then says to himself, "All right, then, I'll go to hell." ...Continua

Ha scritto il 24/03/13
On the river with Huck and Jim!
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Ha scritto il 15/08/12
"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn". Così diceva Ernest Hemingway. Aveva maledettamente ragione. Un'avventura, un libro eccezionale. Soprattutto se, come me, adorate la letteratura americana.
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Ha scritto il 27/07/11
I know it's a classic for youth and it has been written more than a century ago, but I forund it a little bit demanding. Difficult from the start, mostly because of the abundant use of spoken dialects, partly because the plot itself was difficult to ...Continua
Ha scritto il 14/05/11
One of the most intriguing, funny, amazing book I have ever read!!!!
Ha scritto il 04/04/11
I had to use my will power to finish the book. I am not saying that the story on the whole is horrible but I found it so dragging. I do understand it has a historic importance but for me it was more like reading a study book then a book to look forwa ...Continua

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