The man who would be king, and other stories
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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Cornell, Louis L.
|author||Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.|
Cornell, Louis L.
|detailed_location_school||Hillsboro High - Teen Non-Fiction|
|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.|
|series||Oxford world's classics|
|series_with_volume||Oxford world's classics||
Manners and customs -- Fiction
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The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories
The Man Who Would be King and Other Stories
The man who would be king : [& other stories] [electronic resource] Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
The man who would be king, and other stories / Rudyard Kipling ; edited with an introduction and notes by Louis L. Cornell
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Manners and customs