This Day in History
Mark Twain at Klapproths Saloon (detail)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Published
February 18, 1885

To most critics, Mark Twain's greatest literary achievement was The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Published on this date in 1885, the book created one of the most memorable characters in fiction and influenced other writers with its realistic portrait of American life.

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