The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

(Classics Illustrated (New York, N.Y.), No. 9.)

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The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century. Presented in comic book format.

Wrote 12/10/11
Wrote 7/23/09

Enjoyable read although you definitely get a peek into that time's unconscious racist viewpoints.

Wrote 11/12/08

Read it about a million times when I was child.

For children everywhere
After the first few chapters of episodic adventures to give us some background to Tom Sawyer, the plot develops and turns into a nice, unambitious tale of childhood. I can't help but feel that Twain meant this to be read by children as well, as it se...Continua

Wrote Nov 17, 2015, 04:44
He had besides the things before mentioned, twelve marbles, part of a jew's-harp, a piece of blue bottle glass to look through, a spool cannon, a key that wouldn't unlock anything, a fragment of chalk, a glass stopper of a decanter, a tin soldier, a...Continua
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Wrote Oct 18, 2010, 14:20
Has everything a purpose and a mission? Did this drop fall patiently during five thousand years to be ready for this flitting human insect's need? and has it another important object to accomplish ten thousand years to come? No matter. It is many and...Continua
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Wrote Oct 18, 2010, 14:16
That drop was falling when the Pyramids were new; when Troy fell; when the foundations of Rome were laid when Christ was crucified; when the Conqueror created the British empire; when Columbus sailed; when the massacre at Lexington was «news.» It is...Continua
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Wrote Oct 14, 2010, 15:03
Now he found out a new thing... namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
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Wrote Oct 14, 2010, 14:20
One poor chap, who had no other grandeur to offer, said with tolerably manifest pride in the remembrance: "Well, Tom Sawyer he licked me once."
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