Bookshelf

For each of the books covered in our audio podcasts, we’ll put the text here with some notes and annotations, an explanation sprinkled in.

Jul 272011
 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapter 17 - 18

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN In about a minute somebody spoke out of a window without putting his head out, and says: “Be done, boys! Who’s there?” I says: “It’s me.” “Who’s me?” “George Jackson, sir.” “What do you want?” “I don’t want nothing, sir. I only want to go along by, but the dogs won’t let me.” more »

Jul 212011
 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapter 16

CHAPTER SIXTEEN WE slept most all day, and started out at night, a little ways behind a monstrous long raft that was as long going by as a procession.  She had four long sweeps at each end, so we judged she carried as many as thirty men, likely.  She had five big wigwams aboard, wide more »

Jul 142011
 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Ch. 13-15

CHAPTER THIRTEEN WELL, I catched my breath and most fainted.  Shut up on a wreck with such a gang as that!  But it warn’t no time to be sentimentering.  We’d GOT to find that boat now—had to have it for ourselves.  So we went a-quaking and shaking down the stabboard side, and slow work it more »

Jul 072011
 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Ch 10-12

CHAPTER TEN   After breakfast I wanted to talk about the dead man and guess out how he come to be killed, but Jim didn’t want to.  He said it would fetch bad luck; and besides, he said, he might come and ha’nt us; he said a man that warn’t buried was more likely to more »