A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Publish date: February 28th 1972
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Not my favorite book by Twain.
A buddy read with Anne, Ginger, and Jeff. Please let me know if I forgot anybody.Does it even make sense to give a brief plot description for a classic book? I always do, so here goes. A typical 19th century Yankee (from - you guessed it - Connecticut) ended up in 6th century, right at King Arthur ...
A bit of a disappointment. The book is quite funny at times and consistently clever, and it is a satire. The problem is it is a satire where the author is depending his own society as superior and satarizing something the target is not clear. It could be medieval society, but while one can make f...
It is taking me a while to get through this one but I am really enjoying it. I really do like Mr. Twain's way with words and ideas. He has a huge vocabulary and isn't afraid to use it! I was surprised at the number of expressions that he used that I thought were much newer than Mr. Twain's day. Th...