|Tom Sawyer, Detective (1896) [Novel]|
by Mark Twain
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Series: Tom Sawyer
In this melodrama, which borders on the outrageous, Tom plows through ghosts, double-crossing thieves, and even identical twins to discover the diamond stealers; the the process, however, he makes some shrewd judgments on shadows at the foot of sycamores and the pattern a finger makes on a cheek. Tom Sawyer, Detective was the last lighthearted story written by Twain. His daughter Suzy’s death before its publication in 1896 marked the beginning of a decade of tragedy for the aging literary giant.
Original title: Tom Sawyer, Detective
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Adventure