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The man who would be king / : edited with an introduction and notes by Jan Montefiore.

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  • ISBN: 9780141442358
  • ISBN: 0141442352
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 573 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2011.

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General Note:
"The man who would be king : selected stories of Rudyard Kipling."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Gate of the hundred sorrows -- In the house of Suddhoo -- Strange ride of Morrowbie Jukes -- Lispeth -- Beyond the pale -- Dray wara yow dee -- At the pit's mouth -- Wayside comedy -- Story of Muhammad Din -- Little Tobrah -- Finances of the gods -- Baa baa, black sheep -- Man who would be king -- Naboth -- On the city wall -- 'City of dreadful night' -- At the end of the passage -- Drums of the fore and aft -- With the main guard -- On Greenhow Hill -- Without benefit of clergy -- Bridge-builders -- Maltese cat -- 'Finest story in the world' -- Ship that found herself -- Mrs Bathurst -- 'They' -- 'Wireless' -- Village that voted the earth was flat -- House surgeon -- Mary Postgate -- Madonna of the trenches -- Janeites -- His gift -- Wish house -- Gardener -- Dayspring mishandled -- Manner of men.
Summary, etc.:
This collection of Kipling's short stories follows the development of his work over fifty years, and range from the harsh, cruel, world of the "Indian" stories, through the "experimental modernism of his middle period, to the highly wrought subtleties of his later pieces." --back cover.
Subject: British > Afghanistan > Fiction.
Kings and rulers > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Fiction.
Short stories.

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