Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

An 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived as a boy. In the novel Tom Sawyer has several adventures, often with his friend, Huck. One such adventure, Tom's whitewashing of a fence, has been adapted into paintings and referenced in other pieces of popular culture. Originally a commercial failure the book ended up being the best selling of any of Twain's works during his lifetime.
242 printed pages

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Impressions

    Umai Tatishevashared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    🎯Worthwhile
    🚀Unputdownable
    😄LOLZ

    Love this amazing classic

    Binishshared an impression7 months ago
    👍Worth reading
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    The adventures of this little boy are worth the read.... Mark Twain being such an incredible writer brings every scene to life!

    Andrea Zshared an impressionlast year
    👍Worth reading
    🔮Hidden Depths
    🎯Worthwhile
    🚀Unputdownable
    😄LOLZ

    This classic always puts a smile on my face

Quotes

    Андерсон Никсонhas quoted3 years ago
    She seldom or never looked THROUGH them for so small a thing as a boy
    b0674494581has quoted4 months ago
    MOST of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred

    Большинство приключений, описанных в этой книге, действительно произошли

    Aliya Arthas quoted4 months ago
    RDAY morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart; and if the heart was young the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face and a spring in every step. The locust–trees were in bloom and the fragrance of the blossoms filled the air. Cardiff Hill, beyond the village and above it, was green with vege

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