A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court
Mark Twain

About the Book

The original American satiristCracked on the head by a crowbar in nineteenth-century Connecticut, Hank Morgan wakes to find himself in King Arthur's England. Branded by Twain's aptitude for broad comedy and biting social satire, the grim truths of Twain's Camelot-fear, injustice, ignorance-resound as clearly now as when it was written

About the Edition

A blow on the head transports a Yankee to 528 A.D. where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom by organizing a school system, constructing telephone lines, and inventing the printing press.

Edition Notes

Series
Harper's modern classics
Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ3.C59 Co 20, PS1308 Co 20

The Physical Object

Pagination
450 p.
Number of pages
450

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5790889M
LC Control Number
60000944
Library Thing
5658

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