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A Connecticut Yankee in the Court of King Arthur, by Mark TwainRead about another book on the list.
Hank Morgan bangs his head and wakes up to find himself transported back to the days of King Arthur, whose court he introduces to the joys of technology. After being captured by slave drivers, he and Arthur are rescued by Sir Lancelot and a party of knights, all riding bicycles.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is a book that Roman Simic has read at least twenty times.