The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Introduction by: Robert Tilton
Afterword by: Geoffrey Sanborn

Mass Market Paperback
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451530936
  • 256 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult


The classic adventures of one of American literature’s most beloved characters from one of America’s best-loved writers.

Here is a lighthearted excursion into boyhood, a nostalgic return into the simple, rural Missouri world of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Becky Thatcher, and Aunt Polly. It is a universal world of attending school and playing hooky, pranks and punishments, villains and desperate adventure, seen through the eyes of a boy who might be the young Mark Twain himself.

There is sheer delight in Tom Sawyer—even in the darkest moments, affection and wit permeate its pages. For adults it re-creates the vanished dreams of youth. For younger readers it unveils the boundaries of tantalizing horizons still to come. And for everyone, it reveals the mind and heart of one of America’s best-loved writers.

With an Introduction by Robert Tilton
and an Afterword by Geoffrey Sanborn


“He is a man of force…a blacksmith who stands at his anvil with the fire burning and strikes hard and hits the mark every time.”—Maxim Gorky
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