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Oxford World’s Classics Book Club: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


Congratulations to our contest winners! The summer pick is indeed Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. You have two months to read this American classic which we will discuss on August 30th. So crack open a book and travel to Mississippi!

Recent Comments

  1. Mark Thwaite

    Noooooo!! Sorry, but I can’t abide Mark Twain. I’m sure this puts me beyond the pale but, really … And, anyway, hasn’t everybody read this already!?

  2. Rebecca

    Haha Mark an American book would be good for you!

  3. Saul Clipperberg

    If that’s how you feel, I’ve got a fence that needs whitewashin’!

  4. Chuck Thinn

    Yesss!!!! I think this is a great pick for the summer! I can’t wait to down a tall cool glass of sasparilla and float on my inner tube down the Mississippi, reading this one!

  5. Bob

    Pay particular attention to the end of Ch. 15, and to Huck’s epiphany in Ch. 31.

    And re Mark Thwaite’s question: Even if everyone HAS read it already, it’s a good idea to read it again. And again. It is the greatest book ever written in English.

  6. Carie-Anne

    My son has been assigned Huck Finn for summer reading…he starts Grade 9 in September. He is about 1/3 of the way through and so far he can’t stand it! I read it when I was much younger and can’t figure out why he can’t get into it!!!Any ideas?

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