While this book is considered a classic against not only slavery, but the stupidity of humanity, I'm not certain it isn't overrated. That said, Mark Twain's insightful and well-placed barbs do provide amusement and a stinging critique of society post-Civil War. I also like it just because people have tried to ban it.
This would get kids hooked on reading..........it did me!
If you haven't read this, you haven't lived!!
A must read! Everyone should experience this classic.
the classic tale...a must read if you've never gotten around to it :)
A classic. A book that should be read by every American.
I'm in agreement with Michelle F. Read banned books! This is a classic that has been enjoyed by generations.
I loved that we see this tale through the eyes of a young boy, complete with his speach style and outlook on the world. A good book that I would recomend to anyone interested in US history of the period, coming of age stories, or just adventure mixed with wit and humor.
Reading Mark Twain always makes me want to be a kid again. This is a great adventure story.
Banned book. "They" are trying to alter the book to be more politically correct. What can we learn from history if all the uglies are glossed over? Truly a classic that should be read by all.
A classic, what more can I say?
'Cordially hated and dreaded by all the mothers of the town because he was idle, and lawless, vulgar, and bad - and because all their children admired him so', Huckleberry Finn, the fourteen-year-old son of the town drunkard, joins runaway slave Jim on an exciting journey down the mighty Mississippi River on a raft.
my book has a coffee stain on the first few pages but other than that perfect.