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Format

Paperback

Author

Mark Twain

Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd

Publication date

18th July 2005

ISBN

9780753412121

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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain


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Incredible adventures along the banks of the Mississippi! Tom Sawyer has an eye for adventure, and is forever getting into scrapes with his friends and partners in crime Huck Finn and Joe Harper. The three boys run away together to live like pirates on an island, returning just in time to attend their own funeral. Tom and Huck even witness a murder, and later discover a marvellous hoard of treasure. Tom Sawyer's life is more exciting than his wildest dreams...and his adventures are just the sort every boy - and girl - loves to read about. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was first published in 1876 - and it has never been out of print.

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The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Incredible adventures along the banks of the Mississippi! Tom Sawyer has an eye for adventure, and is forever getting into scrapes with his friends and partners in crime Huck Finn and Joe Harper. The three boys run away together to live like pirates on an island, returning just in time to attend their own funeral. Tom and Huck even witness a murder, and later discover a marvellous hoard of treasure. Tom Sawyer's life is more exciting than his wildest dreams...and his adventures are just the sort every boy - and girl - loves to read about. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was first published in 1876 - and it has never been out of print.


About The Author

Twain is considered the greatest humorist of 19th Century American literature. His novels and stories about the Mississippi River: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1894) are still popular with modern readers.
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