A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Unabridged) - Mark Twain

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Unabridged)

By Mark Twain

  • Release Date: 2006-09-01
  • Genre: Kids & Young Adults
  • ℗ © 2006 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Summary : A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Unabridged)

An ingenious Yankee mechanic, knocked unconscious in a fight, awakens to find himself in Camelot in 528 A.D. Imprisoned by Sir Kay the Seneschal and exhibited before the knights of the Round Table, he is condemned to death but saves himself by posing as a Merlin-like magician, correctly predicting an eclipse, and becoming a minister to King Arthur. He increases his power by applying 19th century knowledge of gunpowder, electricity, and industrial methods. However, when he attempts to better the condition of the peasantry, he meets opposition from the church, the knights, Merlin, and the sorceress Morgan le Fay.

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