The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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Revered by all of the town's children and dreaded by all of its mothers, Huckleberry Finn is indisputably the most appealing child-hero in American literature. Unlike the tall-tale, idyllic world of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is firmly grounded in early reality. From the abusive drunkard who serves as Huckleberry's father, to Huck's first tentative grappling with issues of personal liberty and the unknown, Huckleberry Finn endeavors to delve quite a bit deeper into the complexities — both joyful and tragic of life.

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The 9th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 2nd on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library)
  2. - 3rd on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  3. - 4th on The Best Southern Novels of All Time (Oxford American)
  4. - 4th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  5. - 7th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  6. - 10th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  7. - 12th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  8. - 14th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  9. - 31st on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  10. - 42nd on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  11. - 45th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (Bookman.com)
  12. - 62nd on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  13. - 70th on 100 Best Books (Montana State University)
  14. - 82nd on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  15. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  16. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  17. - Recommended Books (Academy of Achievement)
  18. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)
  19. - Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  20. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))
  21. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  22. - The Dream of the Great American Novel (Book)
  23. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdfmended_books.pd)
  24. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  25. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  26. - Great Books of the Western World (Great Books Foundation)
  27. - 50 Greatest Books of All Time (Globe and Mail)
  28. - Världsbiblioteket (The World Library) (Tidningen Boken)
  29. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)
  30. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  31. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  32. - The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics (Book)
  33. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  34. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  35. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  36. - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award)

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