Gargantua and Pantagruel (AKA: The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel, La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a full-length satiric novel written by the French Renaissance novelist François Rabelais. The whole book consists of five volumes, its publishing process was full of hardships and it was banned for many times. Anyway, it swept away the artificial writing style in aristocratic literature, and brought the literary world at that time a lively, close-to-life fresh air that suits both refined and popular tastes.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a recognized American literature masterpiece (except the last chapters) that provided new pleasure and energy source for the American prose and poetry in 20th century. It was first published in 1884. We can say, all American modern literature was derived from this one book. This is not only because its uniqueness on the language arts - i.e.: the application of colloquial language.