Warren, Robert Penn: All The King`s Men

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BARRON`S BOOK NOTES ROBERT PENN WARREN`S ALL THE KING`S MEN ROBERT PENN WARREN: THE AUTHOR AND HIS TIMES Huey P. Long, known as The Kingfish, controlled Louisiana politics for some ten years, until he was assassinated in 1935. He was the law, he was above the law--he ruled with the force of royalty through an effective political machine while serving as governor of the state (1928-31) and U.S. Senator (1931-35). But just as Humpty Dumpty in the nursery rhyme toppled off his perch, so did Robert Penn Warren`s fictionalized Huey Long, Willie Stark in All the King`s Men. Willie sat high on a wall, but had a great fall--and as you read Warren`s novel you will understand why all the king`s horses and all the king`s men couldn`t put Willie together again. On one level, then, All the King`s Men ...

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