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The Man Who Would Be King & Other Stories (Wordsworth Classics) (1888)

by Rudyard Kipling

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A performance and story worth rereading and deeper study. ( )
  charlie68 | Aug 26, 2015 |
For a brief review of three short stories from this collection (The Man Who Would Be King, Wee Willie Winkie and Baa Baa Black Sheep) see http://anzlitlovers.wordpress.com/2009/05/14/the-man-who-would-be-king-and-other... ( )
  anzlitlovers | May 14, 2009 |
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This anthology of Kipling's greatest short stories contains some of the most memorable and popular examples of genre of which he was an undisputed master. The Man Who Would be King is a classic tale of adventure as the opportunistic, renegade and vagabond pair of Daniel Dravot and Peachey Carnehan attempt to establish themselves at the level of god and king over the primitive people of Kafiristan.… (more)

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