Set in the mid 1800s before the Civil War, Huckleberry Finn and Jim, a runaway slave, drift on their raft down the Mississippi River. As they journey, adventure beckons bringing them closer whilst exposing entrenched values and attitudes as large blemishes on the Southern landscape. Controversial when first published. Paradigm shifting. Regarded as a masterpiece of American Literature. Listed as No.5 by Time magazine in its list of "10 Greatest Books of All Time", January 2007.