This book is like a diary of Huckleberry Finn and has 43 chapters and 232 pages. It’s also a novel by famous Mark Twain- the author of the book.
If you want to know the story of this book… then you have to definitely read the story written below…..
The book is something like this –
There was a child named Huckleberry Finn who was adopted by a widow Douglas and Miss Watson. One day a thought came to Huck’s mind that one day somebody would come and take all the Huck’s money so he went to Judge Thatcher, with whom invested his money. As he thought, in the evening itself his pap who was always drunk, came to Huck after visiting Judge Thatcher and forced him to hand over the dollars which he had got and threatened that he had to give money by next day. He came to Huck the next morning asking money, but Huck did not give him any money. His pap captivated him into a log cabin. At first Huck enjoyed the cabin life, but he decided to escape.
He set a campfire in a forest and after three or four days, he met Jim (Miss Watson’s nigger). They became good companies to one another and they enjoyed a lot. While Huck and Jim lived in the island, the river rose significantly. At one point, a house floated past them, as they stood near the shore. Huck and Jim climbed aboard the house to see any useable thing inside , but found a dead man lay on one corner. Jim went over to inspect the body but Huck stayed back. At a particular moment they are separated. He was invited to live with the Grangerfords, there Huck was treated well. Afterwards he discovered Jim, hiding in a nearby swamp. Everything was peaceful until the Grangerford’s and the Shepherdson’s had started cross firing. Grangerford’s family was perished in the firing. Huck and Jim resumed journey in a raft downstream.
Downstream, Huck rescued two humbugs known as the Duke and the King. Immediately, the two men too control of the raft and started to travel, making money by cheating people in various towns along the river. They learned about large inheritance meant for three recently orphaned girls. To steal their money, the men pretended to be the uncles of the orphaned girls. The girls are so happy to see their “uncles” . Huck decides to protect the girls from the men’s will. Huck stole the large bag of gold. He hid the gold in Peter Wilk’s (the girl’s father) coffin. Huck confessed the entire story to Mary Jane and she was hurt, but was with Huck. She left the house so that Huck could escape from there. Right after Mary Jane left, the real Wilks uncles arrived in town. However, because they lost their baggage on their voyage, unable to prove their identities. Thus, they have a quarrel and the rapscallions manage to escape and rejoined the raft.
Further downstream, the King and Duke sold Jim into slavery, claiming he is a runaway nigger from Orleans. Huck decided to rescue Jim, and daringly walks up to the house where Jim was kept. Luckily, the house was owned by Tom Sawyer’s Aunt Sally. Huck immediately pretended to be Tom. When the real Tom arrived, he pretended to be his younger brother, Sid Swayer. Together, he and Huck contrive a plan to help Jim escape from his slavery, After a great deal of planning, the boys , one night collected Jim and ran away. Huck, Jim, and Tom managed to escape, but Tom was shot in the leg by a group of farmers. Huck met a doctor, whom he sent to Tom . The doctor returned with Tom and Jim. Jim is treated badly by Aunt Sally’s family, until the doctor described how Jim helped him to take care of the boy. The doctor demanded to let Jim free.
At this point, Aunt Polly (mom of Tom Swayer) came. She realized something was wrong after her sister wrote to her that both Tom and Sid had arrived. Aunt Polly told them that Jim was indeed a free man, because Miss Watson had passed away and freed him. Huck and Tom give Jim forty dollars for being such a good prisoner. After all this Huck thought about him telling that “I have got no money, because its likely pap’s been there before now, and got it all away from Judge Thatcher and drunk it up.”
Jim revealed to Huck that the man in the floating house was his pap!! . Huck said in the novel stating that he would never have undertaken the task of writing out his story in a book, had he known it would take so long to complete