-Those June nights on the Riviera, where we sat 'neath the shimmering skies! Moonlight bathing in the Mediterranean! We were young, gay, reckless! The night I drank champagne from your slipper - two quarts. It would have held more, but you were wearing inner soles! Oh, Hildegarde!
-My name is Suzanna!
-Let's not quibble. It's enough that you've wrecked something fine and beautiful...
Huckleberry Finn is the original American maverick. He chooses the things that feel the most comfortable for him, regardless of what others may say. But when he is forced to flee his home, and comes into company with Jim, a runaway slave, his sound heart collides with his ill-trained conscience. Together, Huck and Jim journey down the Mississippi River, on an odyssey that has become one of the finest American Classics in the world of literature.
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1757: The fate of North America is in the hands of the French, the British and the Native Americans. Each party weaves their warlike paths in this tapestry of adventure. Meet Hawkeye, Uncas and Chingatchgook – each a stealthy iron-browed warrior of the mystifying forest. Discover the unscrupulous and sinister Magua, banished and determined to become the leader of his people.
Prince John has assembled a collection of avaricious nobles to take control of England while Richard the Lionhearted is imprisoned in Austria. Join the forces of Ivanhoe, Robin Hood, and others in resisting the oppressive regime!