Publisher description for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court / Mark Twain ; with a new introduction by Leland Krauth ; and an afterword by Edmund Reiss.


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The original American satirist

Cracked 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


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Americans -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Arthurian romances -- Adaptations.
Knights and knighthood -- Fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Britons -- Fiction.