The Prince and the Pauper. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Author: Mark Twain
- Collection: "Peaks" Collection
- Year: 09-10-2014
- Translator from English: Nevyana Rozeva
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1408-01
- SKU: 16.0127
- ISBN: 978-619-152-488-4
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The Prince and the Pauper is a treasured historical satire, played out in two very different socioeconomic worlds of 16th-century England, centers around the lives of two boys born in London on the same day: Edward, Prince of Wales and Tom Canty, a street beggar. During a chance encounter, the two realize they are identical and, as a lark, decide to exchange clothes and roles--a situation that briefly, but drastically, alters the lives of both youngsters. The Prince, dressed in rags, wanders about the city's boisterous neighborhoods among the lower classes and endures a series of hardships; meanwhile, poor Tom, now living with the royals, is constantly filled with the dread of being discovered for who and what he really is.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a story of Huck and his companion Jim, a runaway slave, as they travel down the Mississippi to escape from slavery and sivilization". This book has been delighting readers around the world since Twain first published it in 1885. Simply put, it is a masterpiece: revolutionary in its narrative method, surpassingly funny, and at the same time deeply perceptive about human nature. No other American novel of the nineteenth century still commands so vast an audience, and certainly no other retains the capacity to stir controversy with its sharp satire on American racism.
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|Translator||from English: Nevyana Rozeva|
|Genre||Classics, Adventure Novels, Young Adult Novels|