The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: June 2005
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
The classic tale of young scoundrel Huck Finn and runaway slave Jim's breathtaking raft journey down the Mississippi. A masterpiece of American literature.
'We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.'
Huck Finn escapes from his alcoholic father by faking his own death and so begins his journey through the Deep South, seeking independence and freedom. On his travels, Huck meets an escaped slave, Jim, who is a wanted man, and together they journey down the Mississippi River. Raising the timeless and universal l issues of prejudice, bravery and hope, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was and still is considered the great American novel.