Suzi Feay

The slave’s story: James, by Percival Everett, reviewed

A retelling of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in the voice of Huck’s companion the runaway slave changes the nature of the pair’s relationship – not always for the better

‘Jim and Huck turned in and slept’. Drawing by E.W. Kemble from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, 1884. [Alamy]

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