NOTES ON HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Huck Finn reminds the readers that he has already appeared in a book about Tom Sawyer called The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. This book was "made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth." He reminds us that at the end of that book, he and Tom had found six thousand dollars apiece. Since then, the
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show is, of course, a fraud and a cheat, but those seeing it the first night do not admit being taken in and advise their neighbors to see the second performance. The third night, both audiences return, ready to tar and feather the king and the duke, but the two con men catch on to the audience's intent and escape to the raft after having cheated the town out of four hundred and sixty-five dollars.