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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:
Short-story writer, novelist, and poet Rudyard Kipling was the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature and was hailed as a literary heir to Charles Dickens. His most popular works include Kim, Just So Stories, and The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories.
An acclaimed narrator, Rebecca Burns has recorded such titles as Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, and Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M145050874X