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This review is from: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Collins Classics) (Paperback)
One of the best books I've ever read. I went into it expecting a gently comedic adventure with fish-out-of-water humour. What I got was an incisive, satirical, hugely intelligent book that lambasts and lampoons social ills that are just as relevant today as they were in Twain's time, or Arthur's. If you ever wanted to turn someone atheist, liberal, or just that little more open-minded, this would be one of the best ways to do it, as Twain covers the subjects of human rights, religion, political power, sensible economics and human endeavour with admirable clarity and excellent vignettes that effectively act as fables.