I have written 400 pages on it—therefore it is very nearly half done. It is Huck Finn’s Autobiography. I like it only tolerably well, as far as I have got, & may possibly … burn the MS when it is done—Mark Twain in a letter to William Dean Howells

In part 2 of our series on Huckleberry Finn, our heroes begin a journey down the river with Huck. But first they have no other choice but to address the controversy surrounding the novel. So the address the controversy surrounding the novel. Then they discuss the novel. They say wise/smart/entertaining things about it.


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Next month, we’re reading Beowulf, the Seamus Heanny translation! (Macbeth is the month after that).

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