The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn




by Mark Twain
Published 1884




This was so much more than I expected.  My idea of Huckleberry Finn was very much based on the 70’s T.V programme, which I loved.  Lots of running around barefoot, having adventures and refusing to be hemmed in by convention.  I didn’t realise that Earnest Hemingway had said that “all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn”; or that I would find a story about two, marginalised people on the run for their freedom. $300 dollar reward for Jim, $200 for Huck.

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