Thursday, October 21, 2010

A sequel to Huckleberry Finn

I had never heard about this. Twain not only considered a sequel, he began writing one. '“I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest,” said Huckleberry Finn, “because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can’t stand it.” It’s one of the most memorable lines from the last chapter of Mark Twain’s classic 1885 novel... But as soon as Mark Twain published the book, he’d also started writing a sequel about dangerous new adventures in the great American wilderness.' More...

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