The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the tale of a young boy who runs away from his drunken father. As he journeys down the Mississippi river with a runaway slave, Huck faces danger at every turn. Will he be able to escape the bandits, killers and feuding families they encounter? And will Jim the slave every be free? Lauded as a Great American Novel, Mark Twain's story is a profoundly influential classic. This edition contains the original text, as it was published in 1884.