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The classic, ever-relevant story of a backcountry lawyer whose idealism is overcome by his lust for power??—??American literature's definitive political novel.
All the King's Men traces the rise of fall of demagogue Willie Stark, a fictional Southern policitian who resembles the real-life Huey Long of Louisiana. Stark begins his career as an idealistic man of the people, but he soon becomes corrupted by success and the lust for power.