Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn

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Alianza Editorial, 1998 - Fiction - 398 pages
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Concebida en un principio como continuación de «Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer» (BT 8007), LAS AVENTURAS DE HUCKLEBERRY FINN es reputada sin discusión como la obra maestra de MARK TWAIN (1835-1910). Cuadro magistral de la animada vida de la 3frontera2 de unos Estados Unidos en formación, la novela se articula en torno a la huida de Huck y el esclavo Jim río Mississippi abajo, en un largo viaje que constituye asimismo un inolvidable periplo moral y personal en busca de la libertad. Otras obras de Mark Twain en esta colección: «Un yanqui en la corte del rey Arturo» (BT 8030), «El forastero misterioso» (BT 8033).

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About the author (1998)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer for a time, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled in the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner, Gilded Age in 1873. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi (1883), and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.