Free Shipping in the UK on over 5 million books in stock
The Man Who Would Be King By Rudyard Kipling

The Man Who Would Be King

New Price
£8.99
Free Shipping in the UK
N/A

Only 2 left


The Man Who Would Be King Summary


The Man Who Would Be King: and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling

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, revealing Kipling'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. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Table of Contents


Includes: The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes; The Phantom Rickshaw; The Hill of Illusion; Dray Wara Yow Dee; With the Main Guard; Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; At the Pit's Mouth; On the City Wall

Additional information

NGR9780199536474
The Man Who Would Be King: and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling
Oxford World's Classics
New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2008-06-12
352
0199536473
9780199536474
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a new book - be the first to read this copy. With untouched pages and a perfect binding, your brand new copy is ready to be opened for the first time.