A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

By Mark Twain

While Connecticut mechanic and foreman Hank Morgan is knocked subconscious, he wakes to not the commonly used scenes of nineteenth-century the US yet to the bewildering points of interest and sounds of sixth-century Camelot. even supposing careworn firstly and fast imprisoned, he quickly realises that his wisdom of the long run can rework his destiny. accurately predicting a sunlight eclipse from within his criminal phone, Morgan terrifies the folks of britain into liberating him and speedily establishes himself because the strongest magician within the land, better than Merlin and drastically favorite through Arthur himself. however the Connecticut Yankee needs for greater than easily a spot on the around desk. quickly, he starts off a much higher fight: to carry American democratic beliefs to outdated England. advanced and interesting, A Connecticut Yankee is a darkly comedian attention of the character of human nature

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Le avrebbero messo targhe false del Massachusetts e l'avrebbero riempita di tutto il ciarpame che una tipica commessa di grande magazzino tiene in macchina. «Adesso a dormire», esclamò Duffy. » Così terminò il decimo giorno. Duffy mi portò ciambelle e caffè in camera per colazione, il mattino presto dell'undicesimo giorno. Eravamo lei e io soli. Rivedemmo l'intero piano per l'ultima volta. Mi mostrò le foto dell'agente che aveva inserito cinquantotto giorni prima, una bionda di trent'anni che si era fatta assumere alla Bizarre Bazaar col nome di Teresa Daniel.

Salii dal lato del passeggero. Duffy attraversò sei corsie e puntò verso l'imboccatura di un tunnel che conduceva alla Mass Pike. «Zachary Beck ha un figlio», disse. Prese una curva in galleria a gran velocità, poi il tunnel finì e uscimmo nella debole luce di aprile, poco oltre Fenway. «È matricola al college», continuò. «Un piccolo istituto di secondaria importanza dove si insegnano belle arti, guarda caso non molto lontano da qui. Abbiamo parlato con un compagno di classe: in cambio gli abbiamo detto che chiuderemo un occhio su un problema di cannabis.

Mi superò, raggiunse la porta sul retro e mi fece cenno di seguirlo. Presi il proiettile, lo strinsi nel palmo e lo seguii. La porta posteriore emise un bip quando passammo. Un altro metal detector, ben integrato nel telaio, ma non c'erano allarmi anti-intrusione. La sicurezza era affidata al mare, al muro e al filo spinato. Oltre la porta posteriore c'era un portico freddo e umido, poi ancora un'altra controporta sgangherata che conduceva in cortile. Questo altro non era che la punta del promontorio roccioso, larga un centinaio di metri e di forma semicircolare.

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