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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the comic masterpiece of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who trained as a river-boat pilot (from which experience he took his pen-name, Mark Twain). His most famous book describes a boy's journey down the Mississippi aboard a raft with the runaway black slave Jim. Their escapades in the Deep South before the American Civil War are a joy in themselves, but they also direct a searching light on a society where slavery and prejudice are taken for granted and civilization is hypocritical and corrupt.

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A classic

This was my first original Mark Twain book. When I was a kid I used to listen for hours to the adventures of Tom Sawyer, but in adapted version. I now tackled the real literature and had high hopes. I was not disappointed!
Nicely narrated by Garrick Hagon, I finally understand why Mark Twain is a favourite with many throughout an extensive period of time!

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  • Lisa
  • 29-05-07

Enthralling

Narrator Garrick Hagon is spectacular in his rendering of this fabulous story. I couldn't put it down so to speak.

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  • Susan
  • 25-10-10

how could i rate it less

a classic tale of growing up and adventure how could it be rated less than a five unless the reader was awful but he was delightfull i was caught up and transported to a time not my own and full of childhood exploration b4 tv and video games

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  • Shirley
  • 03-01-09

Huckleberry Finn (Unabridged)

Thinking because it was a classic, it would be a good audio for my 12-year-old son, and I had not heard it before. We stopped listening - as a fault of my own, I did not realize how the story was written. I would not suggest this for an adolescent unless you get the unabridged because of the language used during the time the book takes place.

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