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Re: Discuss The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Post by Dustin M » 28 May 2014, 19:32

I have to give it a solid meh. I know, I know 'Its a classic!' Well maybe it is but I just really didn't care for it that much. The writing style was good and the plot well founded, but it just didn't grab me in any particular way.

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Post by Katherine E Wall » 03 Jun 2014, 21:27

It has been far too long since I read this book. I need to revisit it with the mindset of an adult, and perhaps reconnect with my younger self. I liked Huck so much more than Tom.

I am adding it to my to read again list. That is two books I have added today. Drat. Why is there not enough time in the day to do all the reading I want to do?

So many books, so little time.
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Post by Sveta » 26 Jun 2014, 21:48

I read it back in high school for a class, and I sort of liked it, but not as much as Tom Sawyer or To Kill a Mockingbird
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Post by NanoWasabi » 25 Aug 2014, 15:08

KEW wrote:It has been far too long since I read this book. I need to revisit it with the mindset of an adult, and perhaps reconnect with my younger self. I liked Huck so much more than Tom.

I am adding it to my to read again list. That is two books I have added today. Drat. Why is there not enough time in the day to do all the reading I want to do?

So many books, so little time.
I have to say that I liked Tom Sawyer better, but I can understand why you like Huck. He's just so likeable! I think that I want to read this book again as well, but I am getting a little busy with school and all...
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Post by lizj97 » 10 Nov 2014, 13:04

I read "Huckleberry Finn" when I was a child and I must say it was and still is a great story. I am now rereading it with my grandchildren and enjoying it as much as the first time. Great work and definitely a classic for all time.

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Post by jkclay1 » 22 Dec 2014, 23:39

I read this in high school and found it extremely interesting how he concluded the story and how Huck had the internal battles that I'm sure people in that time and later felt. I would like to read this book again sometime in the near future.
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Post by wendymm » 11 Jan 2015, 22:17

One of my absolute favorite books! I recently downloaded the free audiobook onto my iphone and i enjoyed it just as much as reading the book!

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Post by 7Princess » 02 May 2015, 00:36

I enjoyed reading this book. The issue of 'what truly is the right thing to do' addressed in the book really got me thinking about the decisions I've made in my life.

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Post by dhaller » 04 Aug 2015, 15:50

I enjoyed this book. I think it isn't the best of Twain's work, but Huck was an enjoyable enough protagonist.

Did anyone else have to read it in high school?
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Post by sorpurt » 13 Oct 2015, 12:20

Did anyone else read this to themselves in a southern accent? I found this book incredibly charming and full of adventure! Huckleberry Finn is a such a classic character, and I truly appreciated the appearances of Tom Sawyer. These two always bring a fair amount of mischief that is truly magical. This is truly an American Classic. 4/4 stars
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Post by Amheiser » 21 Mar 2016, 15:45

My memories of this story are from the 5th grade when our teacher read the book to us a little bit every day in English class. She read it very dramatically and used different voices for each of the characters. I remember looking forward to what was going to happen in the story each day the teacher read it to us. I loved the story and the way the teacher read it. Ever since then, whenever I read a story to anyone, I try to read the story as dramatically as I can and my children have grown up with a love of books and reading.
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Post by CNykile » 06 Jul 2017, 14:37

I used to read and re-read Huck Finn as a child. I'm not sure what it was about the story but I always enjoyed it.

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