The Man Who Would Be King: and Other Stories

Paperback | April 21, 1994

byRudyard Kipling

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Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Kipling drew upon his experiences in Anglo-Indian society for much of his fiction. This volume includes 5 of the author's best early stories: "The Phantom Rickshaw," "Wee Willie Winkie," "Without Benefit of Clergy," "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes" and the title selection.

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Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Kipling drew upon his experiences in Anglo-Indian society for much of his fiction. This volume includes 5 of the author's best early stories: "The Phantom Rickshaw," "Wee Willie Winkie," "Without Benefit of Clergy," "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes" and the title selection.

Kipling, who as a novelist dramatized the ambivalence of the British colonial experience, was born of English parents in Bombay and as a child knew Hindustani better than English. He spent an unhappy period of exile from his parents (and the Indian heat) with a harsh aunt in England, followed by the public schooling that inspired his "...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:April 21, 1994Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486280519

ISBN - 13:9780486280516

Appropriate for ages: 11

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