Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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First published in 1884, the book is the sequel of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Satirizing a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about twenty years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing look at entrenched attitudes, particularly racism. Perennially popular with readers, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has also been the continued object of study by literary critics since its publication. It was criticized upon release because of its coarse language and became even more controversial in the 20th century because of its perceived use of racial stereotypes and because of its frequent use of the racial slur "nigger", despite strong arguments that the protagonist, and the tenor of the book, is anti-racist. (from Wikipedia)
 

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Published February 6, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 196 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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If you’ve always dismissed Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a kids’ book, then you’ve been missing out. This is the book Ernest Hemingway called the first modern American novel, and the best.

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