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A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court Author:Mark Twain The Connecticut Yankee was head superintendent of an arms factory. One day he picked a fight with a fellow called Hercules and got cracked over the head with a crowbar. When the Yankee came to, he was sitting under an oak tree looking out on a beautiful and broad landscape. Facing him was a fellow fresh out of a picture book. He was in old-time ... more »iron armor from head to heel, with a helmet, a shield, a sword and a prodigious spear. Our friend, the Connecticut Yankee, had been transported backward tot he England of King Arthur's time!
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court is one of the funniest of all Mark Twain's books. Sharply satirical, broadly hilarious, it is a novel to be read and re-read, filled with fresh laughter each time.« less