Mark Twain

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Jim Smiley & His Jumping Frog


Mark Twain is one of America’s most famous and best-loved writers. He wrote about every important subject of his time. Twain’s stories are usually amusing but with a serious message too. You will read about people’s hopes and fears, happiness and terrible sadness—and wonderful practical jokes!
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The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn


It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them' Huck Finn spits, swears, smokes a pipe and never goes to school. With his too-big clothes and battered straw hat, Huck is in need of 'civilising', and the Widow Douglas is determined to take him in hand. And wouldn't you know, Huck's no-good Pap is also after him and he locks Huck up in his cabin in the woods. But Huck won't stand too much of this, and after a daring escape, he takes off down the Mississppi on a raft with an runaway slave called Jim. But plenty of dangers wait for them along the river - will they survive and win their freedom? BACKSTORY: Discover how to write secret messages in code, and learn about the extraordinary Mark Twain.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


There comes a time in every boy's life when when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure' Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is a hero to his friends and a torment to his relations. For wherever there is mischief or adventure, Tom is at the heart of it. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent man from the gallows, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe? BACKSTORY: Find out some fascinating facts about the author and have a go at a game of marbles!
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Dobrodružství Toma Sawyera


Hlavní hrdina, chudý osiřelý Tom je vychováván laskavou, ale bigotní tetou. Poklidný život amerického maloměsta jej ubíjí, snaží se rozptýlit nudu všelijakými lumpárnami. A tak se při jednom nočním výletu na hřbitov stane svědkem vraždy. A skutečné dobrodružství začíná nabírat na obrátkách. Autor na napínavém příběhu líčí americkou společnost 19. století a oživuje ji spoustou rázovitých postaviček a trefnými sociálně-kritickými postřehy.
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10,25 € 10,79 €

Penguin Readers Level 2: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers websiteExclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. "Someone killed Huckleberry Finn."Everyone in the village of St. Petersburg will tell you this, but Huck Finn is not dead. He ran away. Now he is traveling down the great Mississippi river. Come with him on his adventures and meet many new people. Some of them are good, but some of them are very bad.
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Dobrodružství Huckleberryho Finna


Huckleberry Finnovi, o jehož otci si všichni myslí, že se utopil, zemřela matka. Malého tuláka proto svěřili do péče vdovy Douglasové, která se ho snaží převychovat a začlenit do spořádané maloměstské společnosti. Ale takový život Hucka příliš netěší. Jeho táta se ve skutečnosti neutopil, jen se snaží vyhnout spravedlnosti. Hucka unese a snaží se dostat k majetku jeho poručnice. Tak začíná jeden z nejznámějších dobrodružných příběhů amerického spisovatele Marka Twaina. S potěšením ho lze číst v jakémkoliv věku, protože se nejedná o knihu „jen“ pro mládež. Twainův osobitý humor i jazyk a mnoho zajímavých postřehů o americkém světě i jeho lidech po svém vychutnají i odrostlejší čtenáři.
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Huckleberry Finn


Huck Finn macht sich nichts aus Schule, einer guten Erziehung oder Geld - er sehnt sich nach Freiheit und Abenteuer. Sein Vater ist ein heruntergekommener Trunkenbold und bei der Witwe Douglas, die ihn zu einem achtbaren jungen Mann machen möchte, hält er
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