Tom Sawyer Abroad

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Tom Sawyer Abroad
First edition cover
Author Mark Twain
Illustrator Dan Beard
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Charles L. Webster & Co.[1]
Publication date
Media type Print, Audio CD
Preceded by Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Followed by Tom Sawyer, Detective

Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of adventure stories like those of Jules Verne.


In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim travel to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive encounters with lions, robbers, and fleas to see some of the world's greatest wonders, including the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, Detective, the story is told using the first-person narrative voice of Huck Finn. It is a sequel, set in the time following the title story of the Tom Sawyer series.

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