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Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn There are many wonderful books written by great authors. However the writer who inspired me the most is the one and only Mark Twain. I was impressed by his books since I was a child. The two novels which I enjoyed were two of his most famous works, Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. These books are considered to be masterpieces by a lot of people. Samuel Clemens, better known by his pseudonym Mark Twain, was born in Florida, Missouri, in 1835. When Samuel Clemens was twelve years old, his father died. After his father's death Clemens went to become a printer's apprentice. ...read more.

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While Twain was away from the public life, he was able to create two very well known classics: Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. However at one point in time, Twain experience financial problems and had to declare bankruptcy. His next money making idea was to travel the world and make money by giving lectures. He became very famous from this. During this trip however his wife became very sick and died along with one of his daughters. When he returned home he was very lonely, and his life changed a lot. At the time Mark Twain was the most influential person in the country. This man who started out as a printers apprentice and a steamboat salesman was able to become the most well known person. ...read more.

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They ran away to the Jackson's Island, on the Mississippi river, Huck is running away from a bad father and Jim has leaved Miss Watson Tom Sawyer's aunt because he didn't want to be sold to New Orleans. There were a lot of interesting and exiting things going on while they were running away and living on the Jackson's Island, on the Mississippi river. I believe Mark Twain is one of the best novelists in history. His works will never be left unread. Growing up with his books helped me to become more creative and adventures. I could read his books for a millionth time and still it would feel like it's the first. If anyone had not had a chance to examine the stories of Mark Twain I would suggest to do it immediately. ...read more.

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