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The man who would be king, and other stories: & other stories

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This collection brings together seventeen of Kipling's early stories, written between 1885 and 1888, when Kipling was working as a journalist in India. Wry comedies of British officialdom alternate with glimpses into the harsh lives of the common soldiers and the Indian poor, revealingKipling's legendary powers of observation and, in 'Baa Baa, Black Sheep' his own miserable childhood. From Mrs Hauksbee's Simla drawing-room to Mulvaney's cot in barracks, to the wild hills of Kafiristan, Kipling re-creates the India he knew in stories by turns ironic and sentimental, compassionate and bitter, displaying the brilliance that has captivated readers for over a century.
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9780884119951
9781853262098
9781607756293
9781400191109
9780199536474
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Full title man who would be king and other
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Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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display_description Presents several short stories by Rudyard Kipling, including the title work which tells the tale of an English man living in India who meets two travelers who decide to go to Kafiristan to overthrow the ruler and become kings themselves.
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subject_facet Afghanistan -- Fiction, Audiobooks, British -- Afghanistan -- Fiction, Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Manners and customs -- Fiction, Political fiction, English, Short stories, Short stories, English
title_display The man who would be king, and other stories
title_full The Man Who Would be King and Other Stories, The Man who would be king [sound recording] : & other stories / Rudyard Kipling, The man who would be king, and other stories / Rudyard Kipling, The man who would be king, and other stories / Rudyard Kipling ; edited with an introduction and notes by Louis L. Cornell
title_short The man who would be king, and other stories
title_sub & other stories
topic_facet Audiobooks, British, Classic Literature, Fiction, Kings and rulers, Manners and customs, Political fiction, English, Short Stories, Short stories, English