Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain, 2019)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain, 2019)

The fascinating novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a direct sequel to the cult classic “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, which touches on important problems of American society in the forties of the last century. The main characters are a teenager Huckleberry Finn and a black fugitive Jim, who are forced to flee on a raft along the Mississippi River. They are both homeless, powerless and can only rely on each other.

Huck is a homeless child and an orphan with a living father who is always drunk. He is tired of everything “civilized” and “moral” and he escapes from the boring prudent life imposed on him by the widow Douglas. His traveling companion is a black slave Jim, who escaped to avoid working on plantations.

The characters will experience life on a desert island, disagreements with a gang of robbers, wandering with two adventurers who call themselves “king” and “duke”, selling Jim into slavery and rescuing with the help of of Tom Sawyer.

In this series of risky adventures, Huck Finn learns the truths of life through his own reflections and observations, he grows up, gaining a more mature attitude to life.

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