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  • The hero is one of the most endearing in literature

    Daily Telegraph
  • Twain shares a talent for well-observed caricature with Dickens...adventure, social commentary and good humour runs though his fiction

    Sunday Express
  • In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Twain anticipates every modern American novel, from Salinger's The Catcher In The Rye to Pynchon's Mason And Dixon, in mapping a fluvial, free-flowing adventure

  • Twain had a gift for reliving the innermost feelings of growing up, the insecurity, fears and hopes that lie beneath the swagger that young boys maintain. He turned them into literature

    Daily Mail
  • This classic story will stay with you through life, and always remind you of the things that you knew were important when you first read it

    Katy Guest, The Independent

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