Cairo, Il. — Manuscript Lull

When a book project lulls, I think about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. I think about Cairo, Illinois. At the end of Chapter 16 in Huck Finn, where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi, the premise snaps. Huck and Jim bypass a slave’s path to freedom, Huck famously refuses to betray his runaway friend, a … Continue reading Cairo, Il. — Manuscript Lull