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Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Paperback) (Mark Twain)

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Hank Morgan awakens one morning to find he has been transported from nineteenth-century New England to sixth-century England and the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Morgan brings to King Arthur’s utopian court the ingenuity of the future, resulting in a culture clash that is at once satiric, anarchic, and darkly comic.Critically deemed one of Twain’s finest and most caustic works, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is both a delightfully entertaining story and a disturbing analysis of the efficacy of government, the benefits of progress, and the dissolution of social mores. It remains as powerful a work of fiction today as it was upon its first publication in 1889.
A blow to the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D., where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom.
Number of Pages: 465
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
Series Title: Modern Library Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Mark Twain
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2001
TCIN: 11339788
UPC: 9780375757808
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-7543
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