A legendary story in itself The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a delight for every book lover. Laced with unexpected twists and turns and adventures of all kinds, the novel is journey of people in the maze of life and how they endure the situations life throws at them. Set up in the backdrop of America, Tom has his share of adventures along with his friend Huckleberry Finn. Tom also has a love angle where is constantly trying to pursue Becky and does not give up despite repeated rejections. It is when both the protagonist and his friend find the treasure that their lives seem to come back on track. It is in keeping the characteristics and their ordeals realistic and life-like, that lies Twain's master stroke.