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The Man Who Would Be King, written by legendary author Rudyard Kipling is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Man Who Would Be King is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Rudyard Kipling is highly recommended. Published by Classic Books International and beautifully produced, The Man Who Would Be King would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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'The Man Who Would be King' is the story of two British vagabonds who set off to establish a small kingdom among primitive tribesmen in Afghanistan. Only one of the men returns, and his condition is so bad that the newspaperman-narrator barely recognizes him.This collection brings together seventeen of Kipling's early stories, written between 1885 and 1888, when Kipling was working as a journalist in India. The stories include: 'The Phantom Rickshaw, ' 'Baa Baa, Black Sheep, ' 'At the Pit's Mouth, ' 'A Wayside Comedy, ' 'Gemini, ' 'The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes, ' 'At Twenty-Two, ' and 'With the Main Guard.'Audiobook read by Fred Williams.About the Author:
RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-1936) was born of English parents in Bombay, India. At seventeen, he began work as a journalist and over the next seven years established an international reputation with his stories and verses of Indian and army life, including such classics as The Jungle Book and Kim. In 1907 he became the first English writer to receive the Nobel Prize.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M145050874X