The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Stories

The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Stories

The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Stories

The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Stories

Synopsis

Arranged in the order of their original publication and written during Kipling's time as a journalist in India, these seventeen short stories explore the themes of isolation and abandonment and the effects of the Indian caste system on society. Along with the title piece, the volume includes "Gemini," "A Wayside Comedy," "The Hill of Illusion," "Only a Subaltern," "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep," "Black Jack," and others.
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