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The Man Who Would Be King: And Other Stories
Paperback - English

Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1907, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) drew upon his experiences in Anglo-Indian Society for much of his writing. This volume presents five of Kipling's best early stories, including The Phantom Rickshaw, a psychological thriller; Wee Willie Winkie, a delightful display of love for children; Without Benefit of Clergy, the poignant story of an Englishmen's affair with an Islamic woman; The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes; and the celebrated title story.

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ADDITIONAL INFO

ISBN
EAN
9780486280516
Publication Date
21/04/1994
Pages
112
Dimension
20.83cm x 13.11cm x 0.74cm
Age Group
11 and above
Grades
6th Grade to UP
Lexile Level
1100
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About Author

Kipling, Rudyard
Nobel prize-winning writer Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India, but returned with his parents to England at the age of five. Influenced by experiences in both India and England, Kipling's stories celebrate British imperialism and the experience of the British soldier in India. Amongst Kipling's best-known works are The Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and the poems "Mandalay" and "Gunga Din." Kipling was the first English-language writer to receive the Nobel prize for literature (1907) and was amongst the youngest to receive the award. Kipling died in 1936 and is interred in Poets' Corner i




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