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This antiquarian book contains Mark Twain's 1889 novel, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court". The story revolves around an American engineer who accidentally travels back in time and ends up in the court of King Arthur. He succeeds in convincing people that he is a powerful magician, which he does by using his understanding of modern technology to create demolitions, fireworks, and by shoring up a holy well. He used his futuristic knowledge to attempts to modernise, Americanise, and improve the lives of the people he encounters, but unfortunately is unable to achieve all of his idealistic schemes. A fantastic and masterfully-composed novel, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Twain's wonderful work. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910), better known by his pseudonym, Mark Twain, was a seminal American writer and humourist. This antiquarian book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.