N.Y.) Heritage Press (New York
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Mark Twain's first novel about Tom and Huck, one of the world's best-known and best-loved books, is published here with all the original True W. Williams illustrations. The adventures of a growing boy in the nineteenth century in a Mississippi River town, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.
"Hank Morgan awakens one morning to find he has been transported from nineteenth-century New England to sixth-century England and the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Morgan brings to King Arthur's utopian court the ingenuity of the future, resulting in a culture clash that is at once satiric, anarchic, and darkly comic." --
Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her.