Pudd'nhead Wilson

Pudd'nhead Wilson

Signet Classics
by Mark Twain
Publisher: Signet Classics
Mass market paperback, 175 pages
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Set in a town during the pre-Civil War era, this book centers its plot around a deception of switched identities involving a child born free and a child born slave. It is a novel of biting social commentary and enduring relevance. It is also a melodrama and a murder mystery, and it introduces one of the author's most delightful characters: Pudd'nhead Wilson, an intellectual with a penchant for amateur detection.

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FLAWS: Mild violence, language
Summary: A Northern lawyer shows up in a Missouri town, and overcomes the citizens' prejudices when he successfully navigates a difficult murder case.

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  Pudd'nhead WIlson
Emily G. of USA, 1/19/2011
I read this book last year and absolutely loved it! It is the mixture of comedy and mystery. A wonderful read for teenagers and adults who are interested in enjoying a classic!

This book does contain a small amount of mild language.