IL: UG - BL: 8.1 - AR Pts: 27
The complete and unabridged story of Emma Bovary, the bored wife of a provincial doctor, whose desires and illusions are shattered when reality catches up with her.
Fearing for the safety of her young child's life, a young slave called Roxy swaps her light-skinned baby with that of her master. Her master's child grows up as a slave, while Roxy's child grows up as a white man called "Tom" who becomes cruel and ends up leading a life crime. The book is a cutting indictment of a society based on racial prejudice and slavery brimming with Twain's characteristic wit and irony. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835—1910),...