"When one writes a novel about grown people, he knows exactly where to stop - that is, with a marriage; but when he writes about juveniles, he must stop where he best can."
- Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by Mark Twain is an American classic that takes you on an exciting journey of Tom Sawyer in Southern America before the abolition of slavery in America. The novel depicts the youthful adventures of the young protagonist who embodies the ideal of American youth during the Frontier Era that preceded Industrialization. Tom, a bright mischievous kid, goes on various escapades with his friends amidst murders and robberies. Commenting on the American society of those times, this remarkable book offers an engrossing experience for the readers where they will shudder with Tom, laugh with him and also grow with him as individuals.