Famous during his lifetime as a humorist and for his incandescent social satires, Mark Twain is most often thought of today as a novelist whose precise language and vividly drawn characters introduce readers to tales steeped in concern with personal freedom and social responsibility. Twain's best-known novels, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", "The Prince and the Pauper" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (regarded by many as the Great American Novel) are landmarks of literature that continue to entertain modern readers with their wit and insight into the American experience of the nineteenth century. As popular in their day as they remain still, the five novels in this literary omnibus are tales for the ages that testify to the genius of Mark Twain. This distinguished collectible edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative end papers. It's the perfect gift for book lovers and an indispensable addition to any home library.
Mark Twain was one of America's greatest humorists and his colorful depictions of the rogues and rustics who inhabit the nineteenth-century American south are among the most memorable in all literature. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Other Novels collects all five of Twain's incomparable novel-length works: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (regarded by many as the Great American Novel), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and Pudd'nhead Wilson.