Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Zombie Jim: Mark Twain's by Mark Twain, W. Bill Czolgosz

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By Mark Twain, W. Bill Czolgosz

Loose eventually! loose finally! This ain't your grandfather's Huckleberry Finn. It's 19th century the United States and a mutant pressure of tuberculosis is bringing its sufferers again from the lifeless. occasionally they arrive again docile, and different instances vicious. The vicious ones are despatched again to Hell, however the docile ones are placed to paintings as servants and employees. With such a lot of zombies out there, the slave alternate is nonexistant. The black guy is at liberty, and human bondage isn't any extra. younger Huckleberry Finn has grown up in a global that shuns the N-word, with its scornful eye set on a brand new type of shambling, putrid sub-humans: The Baggers. whilst his abusive father comes again into his lifestyles, Huck flees down the river with Bagger Jim, looking a lifetime of ideal freedom. whilst the pox mutates once more, inflicting even the tamest of baggers to develop into bloodthirsty monsters, the boy Finn is pressured to question his dating along with his dearest, deadest pal. during this revised tackle historical past and vintage literature, the trendy age is finishing ahead of it ever starts off. Huckleberry Finn will inherit an international of horror and dying, and he is aware the potent Mississippi could be the single manner out...

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