TOM SAWYER and HUCKLEBERRY FINN: The complete adventures – Unadbridged

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A sombre undercurrent flows through the high humour and unabashed nostalgia of the novel, however, for beneath the innocence of childhood lie the inequities of adult reality - base emotions and superstitions, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery. Samuel langhorne clemens 1835-1910 was first trained as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi river - 'Mark Twain', phrase used on riverboats to indicate that the water is two fathoms deep and therefore safe, became the pen name by which he acquired worldwide fame.

Exceptional unabridged edition two novels in a single book in a unique edition, read two masterpieces belonging to the Great American novels: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 1876 features one of the best-loved characters in American fiction. The adventures of huckleberry Finn 1885 is the direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

TOM SAWYER and HUCKLEBERRY FINN: The complete adventures - Unadbridged #ad - Intended at first as a simple story of a boy's adventures in the Mississippi Valley, the book matured under Twain's hand into a work of immeasurable richness and complexity. Find the other "great american novels" in a book series by the editor atlantic editions : the last of the mohicans, by nathaniel hawthorne isbn 978-1523374335 moby-Dick, by Herman Melville ISBN 978-1523822010 Uncle Tom's Cabin, by James Fenimore Cooper ISBN 978-1523374106 The Scarlet Letter, by Harriet Beecher Stowe ISBN 978-1523374045 .

The novel is redolent of life in the Mississippi River towns in the 19th century, in which Mark Twain spent his own youth. The child's ingenuous gaze on the flaws of civilized people feeds the virulent satire of an hypocritical society.

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Treasure Island Annotated With Over 140 Illustrations

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Hart Warming Classics #ad - The people at amazon insist on merging this book with dozens of others that are NOT the same. If you would like to purchase in bulk, perhaps for a class, you can contact us at our HartWarmingClassicsdotcom homepage and we'll get you a lower price. Nearly 450 annotations and over 140 illustrations! Complete and unabridged.

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Written to entertain his twelve year old step-son, Treasure Island has entertained millions for over a century.

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Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain Bantam Classics

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Bantam Classics #ad - For deft plotting, and language that brilliantly captures the lively rhythms of American speech, riotous inventiveness, unforgettable characters, no American writer comes close to Mark Twain. This sparkling anthology covers the entire span of Twain’s inimitable yarn-spinning, from his early broad comedy to the biting satire of his later years.

Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain Bantam Classics #ad - Every one of his sixty stories is here: ranging from the frontier humor of “the celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county, ” to the delightful hilarity of “Is He Living or Is He Dead?” Surging with Twain’s ebullient wit and penetrating insight into the follies of human nature, ” to the bitter vision of humankind in “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, this volume is a vibrant summation of the career of–in the words of H.

Mencken–“the father of our national literature. ”. L.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer-Treasury of Illustrated Classics Storybook Collection

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Kappa Books Publishers #ad - With the mississippi river right at his back door and friends who are willing to try anything, Tom Sawyer can't seem to resist a good adventure! From finding a treasure of gold coins, to escaping the evil Injun Joe, to whitewashing a fence, Tom is always off on a thrilling escapade. Prepare for laughter and action with high-spirited Tom Sawyer!

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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Harper Perennial Modern Classics #ad - A pbs great american read top 100 pickharper lee's pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatredOne of the best-loved stories of all time, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country.

. A gripping, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.

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Moby Dick

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The product of a year and a half of writing, on his reading in whaling literature, " and draws on Melville's experience at sea, "in token of my admiration for his genius, the book is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne, and on literary inspirations such as Shakespeare and the Bible. The work first appeared as the whale in London in October 1851, and then under its definitive title Moby-Dick in New York in November.

Harper Perennial. The detailed and realistic descriptions of whale hunting and of extracting whale oil, are mixed with exploration of class and social status, as well as life aboard ship among a culturally diverse crew, good and evil, and the existence of God. These figures are exaggerated because three hundred copies were destroyed in a fire at Harper's; only 3, 200 copies were actually sold during the author's life.

Moby Dick #ad - Lawrence called it "one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world, " and "the greatest book of the sea ever written. Moby-dick is considered a great American Novel and an outstanding work of the Romantic period in America and the American Renaissance. The whale, appears in both the London and New York editions as "Moby Dick, however, " with no hyphen.

D. Moby-dick; or, in which ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville, for revenge on the albino sperm whale Moby Dick, which on a previous voyage destroyed Ahab's ship and severed his leg at the knee.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Tom sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. He then trades the treasures for sunday school tickets which one normally receives for memorizing verses, redeeming them for a Bible, much to the surprise and bewilderment of the superintendent who thought "it was simply preposterous that this boy had warehoused two thousand sheaves of Scriptural wisdom on his premises—a dozen would strain his capacity, without a doubt.

Tom falls in love with becky Thatcher, a new girl in town, and persuades her to get "engaged" by kissing him. Robinson. Tom dirties his clothes in a fight and is made to whitewash the fence the next day as punishment. The adventures of tom sawyer by mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer #ad - But their romance collapses when she learns Tom has been "engaged" previously to Amy Lawrence. Shortly after becky shuns him, he accompanies Huckleberry Finn to the graveyard at night, where they witness the murder of Dr. The story is set in the fictional town of St. He cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work.

Petersburg, missouri, inspired by Hannibal, where Twain lived. Harper Perennial.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - On the nautilus, the three embark on a journey which has them going all around the world, under the sea. Harper Perennial. Twenty thousand leagues under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870 . It tells the story of captain nemo and his submarine Nautilus, as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax after he, his servant Conseil, and Canadian whaler Ned Land wash up on their ship.

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Around the World in 80 Days

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Despite his wealth, Fogg lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision. Around the world in eighty days french: le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. Having dismissed his former valet, for bringing him shaving water at 84 °F 29 °C instead of 86 °F 30 °C, James Foster, Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout as a replacement.

In the story, phileas fogg of london and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, 000 wager roughly £1. 6 million today set by his friends at the Reform Club. On wednesday, 1872, saturday, and is due back at the Reform Club at the same time 80 days later, December 21, October 2, 1872.

Around the World in 80 Days #ad - The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman living in solitude. Harper Perennial. Very little can be said about his social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works. At the reform club, fogg gets involved in an argument over an article in The Daily Telegraph stating that with the opening of a new railway section in India, it is now possible to travel around the world in 80 days.

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Things are not looking good. When he wakes up he finds himself in britain in 528 — where he is immediately captured, hauled back to Camelot to be exhibited before the knights of King Arthur's Round Table, and sentenced to death. In an effort to bring democratic principles and mechanical knowledge to the kingdom, telephones, bicycles, Hank introduces newspapers, and other modern conveniences to the Britain of the Dark Ages.

His yankee ingenuity and knowledge of the world beyond the Dark Ages are regarded as the most powerful sorcery — winning him a position of prime minister as well as the eternal enmity of a jealous Merlin. Harper Perennial. In this classic satiric novel, hank morgan, a supervisor in a Connecticut gun factory, published in 1889, falls unconscious after being whacked on the head.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Dover Thrift Editions #ad - But hank is a quick-witted and enterprising fellow, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity of the highest magnitude. But when he tries to improve the lot of the common people, chaos and war result, giving a bittersweet tone to this comic masterpiece by one of America's greatest storytellers.

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The Call of the Wild and White Fang Sterling Unabridged Classics

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Sterling #ad - Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath. The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, who, operates Punch & Judy Inc.

A company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations. Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories.

The Call of the Wild and White Fang Sterling Unabridged Classics #ad - The finished drawings are then scanned and the color is added digitally. Two of jack london’s best-loved masterpieces, in their entirety. Call of the wild tells a compelling tale of adventure during the Yukon Gold Rush, and fully captures the unquenchable spirit of Buck, a kidnapped dog trying to survive in the harshest of environments.

Harper Perennial. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. Each. Also set in alaska, the powerful White Fang follows the often savage life of the magnificent title character, a mix of wolf and dog.

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