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A Yankee at the court of King Arthur.

Mark Twain

A Yankee at the court of King Arthur.

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Published by Zodiac Press in London .
Written in English


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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT Preface A Word of Explanation 1. Camelot 2. King Arthur's Court 3. Knights of the Table Round 4. Sir Dinadan the Humorist 5. An Inspiration 6. The Eclipse 7. Merlin's Tower 8. The Boss 9. The Tournament Beginnings of Civilization The Yankee in Search of Adventures Slow Torture Freemen!   A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Book): Twain, Mark: Baker & TaylorFeaturing a new introduction and afterword, this classic social satire follows Yankee Hank Morgan after a blow to the head in nineteenth-century Connecticut transports him to A.D., where he proceeds to modernize King Arthur's kingdom. ell North AmerMark .


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