Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain published in the United States in 1885. It is called the Great American Novel. Huckleberry Finn is among the first in American literature to be written in vernacular English. It is told in the first person by "Huck" Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.