First published in the year 1876, 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain is considered a classic in English literature. The book narrates the story of a boy growing up in St. Petersburg - a fictional town inspired from Hannibal, Missouri, where the author grew up.
Tom Sawyer is a mischievous, imaginative boy, aged 11, often finds himself in trouble at school and at home. Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn sneak out to the town graveyard late at night, where they both witness a gruesome crime. Fearing for their own safety, Tom and Finn decide to keep the events of the night a secret and continue with their usual routines. Tom goes about his days playing pirates with his friends and flirting with Becky Thatcher, who is the new girl in town. However, Tom and Finn cannot bear the weight of their conscience when they come to know that an innocent man faces prosecution for a crime he did not commit.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer endured the test of time because of Twain's portrayal of young boys relates to everyone regardless of geographical boundaries. Tom Sawyer is a lovable character that could exist in any period and his coming of age story is full of engaging humour and suspense.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens a.k.a Mark Twain was a renowned American novelist and honoured as the father of American Literature by his contemporary, William Faulkner. Twain is most famous for creating the novel�s titular character, Tom Sawyer, who is also featured in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer - Detective, and in unfinished books like Huck and Tom Among the Indians, Tom Sawyer�s Conspiracy and Schoolhouse Hill. Some of his other famous books include The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, The Prince and the Pauper and The American Claimant.
Order online the paperback edition of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain using the following ISBN codes, ISBN-10: 0007420110 and ISBN-13: 978-0007420117.