The story unfolds along the Mississippi River, which traverse Huck and the fugitive slave Jim, fleeing from the past they have suffered in order to reach Ohio. Idiosyncratic details of southern society such as racism and superstition of slaves, as well as friendship some of the central themes of the novel.
About the Author
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel."