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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court [electronic resource] / Mark Twain.

By: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, c2012Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781620110348 (electronic bk.); 1620110342 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Knights and knighthood -- Fiction | Kings and rulers -- Fiction | Americans -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Time travel -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Humorours fiction. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 813/.4 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: In Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Hank Morgan awakes from a blow to the head only to find that he has been mysteriously transported back in time. It is early medieval England, the time of King Arthur and Hank is taken to the Camelot castle by a Knight of the King's. Ridiculed for his funny manner and dress sense, and sentenced to burn at the stake, Hank recovers through an incredible stroke of luck, and in doing so convinces the superstitious King and his subjects that he possesses great powers.
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"First published in 1889"--T.p. verso.

In Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Hank Morgan awakes from a blow to the head only to find that he has been mysteriously transported back in time. It is early medieval England, the time of King Arthur and Hank is taken to the Camelot castle by a Knight of the King's. Ridiculed for his funny manner and dress sense, and sentenced to burn at the stake, Hank recovers through an incredible stroke of luck, and in doing so convinces the superstitious King and his subjects that he possesses great powers.

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Twain, Mark, ©2007

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