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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Mark Twain, Justin Kaplan
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140430646 (0140430644)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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3.0 Twain's A Connecticut Yankee
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...
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Peregrinations rated it
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...
travelin rated it
3.0 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Mark Twain was an anti-war activist on occasion, but having read this before ever knowing his personal politics, I was more than a little put off by battles too bloody and gruesome to reveal any message at all in the carnage.
Helen, the Hermit
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2.0 A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
A primordial Gary-Stu - or a parody of one? Conneticut Yankee is a hot mess that most likely has no clue what it wants to be: Satire? Parody? Manifesto? Attack at Romanticism? Attack at American South? Attack at church - Catholic or in general? Attack on contemporary economics? The tune changes wi...
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