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The adventures of Tom Sawyer

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: London ; New York : Vintage Classic, 2010.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tom Sawyer and his friends play truant from school and set off for an island near their home town. Here they decide to play pirates but their game is interrupted when they witness a murder. Tom has to grow up very quickly and do the right thing.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Tom Sawyer, (Fictitious character); Tom Sawyer, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 9780099540892 0099540894 9780307475558 0307475557
OCLC Number: 502409611
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Vintage classics
Responsibility: Mark Twain.

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Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is the bane of the old, the hero of the young. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent  Read more...

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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 Read more...

 
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