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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (AudiobookFormat, 2008, Audio Book Contractors, LLC, Brand: Audio Book Contractors, Inc.) 4 stars

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American …

Review of 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

A really good read, much better than Tom Sawyer. It was funnier and more heartfelt than Tom, with a character who thought he wasn't any good but really was a great kid, despite his challenges. Catching up late on these two classics, but this one had way more memorable characters and told a more interesting story.

It's biggest drawback was that it was a "quest" story. I am not a big fan of quest stories. These are usually the domain of fantasy or science fiction, so the author can throw all kinds of disconnected but "interesting" vignettes at you. They never seem to hang together all that well for me, and don't tell a cohesive story. It is kind of like a dream sequence, where there are no repercussions or any need for connections as the story goes along.

So I often find it hard to pay attention. This …