By Robert Penn Warren
"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Robert Penn Warren's story of ambition and tool set within the Depression–era South is extensively thought of the best novel ever written approximately American politics.
All the King's males strains the increase and fall of demagogue Willie Stark, a fictional personality loosely in line with Governor Huey ""Kingfish"" lengthy of Louisiana. Stark starts off his political profession as an idealistic guy of the folks yet quickly turns into corrupted via good fortune and stuck among desires of provider and an insatiable lust for energy, culminating in a unique that Sinclair Lewis said, at the book's liberate in 1946, "one of our few nationwide galleries of character."
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