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The Man Who Would Be King and Other Short Works

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11975145M
    ISBN 10143460831X
    ISBN 109781434608314

    The The Man Who Would Be King quotes below are all either spoken by The Narrator or refer to The Narrator. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:). Note: all page numbers and citation info for. Rudyard Kipling (). “The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated): 5 Novels & + Short Stories, Complete Poetry, Historical Military Works and Autobiographical Writings (Kim, The Jungle Book, The Man Who Would Be King, Land and Sea Tales, Captain Courageous)”, p, e-artnow.

    A grandly entertaining, old-fashioned adventure based on the Rudyard Kipling short story, The Man Who Would Be King is the kind of rousing epic about which people said, even in , "Wow! They don't make 'em like that anymore!" When director John Huston (The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The African Queen) first started. In the aftermath, Kipling wrote some of his best-known books and poems, including The Jungle Book, Kim, and Gunga Din, and in he became the first Englishman, and the youngest person ever, to win the Nobel Prize. After his only son, John, was killed in World War .

    At the time The Man Who Would Be King was written and published, England and several other European nations were still trying to expand and keep their far-flung colonies. India was by far the most lucrative for England, producing vast amounts of cotton, spices, sugar, and tobacco that were sold at a profit both in England and elsewhere. Andrew Normansell: The Man Who Would Be King by Andrew Normansell. Edited by Graham Hey and Mark Leveridge pages, softback, colour covers. Reviewed by Al Smith Physically this book resembles the Wayne Dobson's WD40, published by the same ’s an interesting work, divided into three parts; one part tricks, two parts other stuff.


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Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (), Kim (), and many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King /5. Kipling wrote a great deal of mostly straight fiction, but he ventured effectively into fantasy as well.

His short story, "The Man Who Would be King," interpreted quite faithfully, was made into a wonderful film starring Michael Caine and Sean Connery.

Book and film together make that comparative rarity, wherein both are by:   Kipling wrote a great deal of mostly straight fiction, but he ventured effectively into fantasy as well. His short story, "The Man Who Would be King," interpreted quite faithfully, was made into a wonderful film starring Michael Caine and Sean Connery.

Book and film together make that comparative rarity, wherein both are classics/5(). The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Man Who Would Be King, by Rudyard Kipling This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

The Man Who Would Be King is a Technicolor adventure film adapted from the Rudyard Kipling novella of the same was adapted and directed by John Huston and starred Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Saeed Jaffrey, and Christopher Plummer as Kipling (giving a name to the novella's anonymous narrator).

The film follows two rogue ex-soldiers, former non-commissioned. THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING “Brother to a Prince and fellow to a beggar if he be found worthy.” The Law, as quoted, lays down a fair conduct of life, and one not easy to follow.

I have been fellow to a beggar again and again under circumstances which prevented either of us finding out whether the other. The narrator does not reveal that he actually does work for the Backwoodsman.

Carnehan leaves the train, and the narrator explains that the Native States are afraid of this kind of exposure because they don’t understand that no one in the wider world “cares a straw” what goes on there “so long as oppression and crime are kept within decent limits, and the ruler is not drugged, drunk.

The The Man Who Would Be King Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by. Rudyard Kipling, English short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children.

He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Learn more about Kipling’s life and work. Rudyard Kipling was one of the most popular writers of prose and poetry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

He was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in Born in Bombay on 30t. The Man Who Would Be King, short story by Rudyard Kipling, first published in The Phantom Rickshaw, and Other Tales in The piece, which is narrated by a British journalist in India, is about a pair of comic adventurers who briefly establish themselves as godlike leaders of a native tribe in ing the nature of friendship and British imperialism, the story examines the.

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Buy The Man Who Would Be King & Other Stories (Wordsworth Classics) New Ed by Kipling, Rudyard, Watts M.A. Ph.D., Professor Cedric, Carabine, Dr Keith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   I can see the book's author, Rudyard Kipling, sitting around, trying to think of a title he finally thinks to himself, "Hm, let's see, it's a period piece about a man who would be king; oh, pip 97%(29).

The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A collection of four new short stories, a nove Pages:   Directed by John Huston. With Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey. Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as Kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.

Buy The Man Who Would Be King: and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics) by Kipling, Rudyard, Cornell, Louis L. from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic s: 7. writing poetry and short stories on the side. Insome of his poems were published in Departmental Ditties.

Inmany of his poems and short stories were published in short anthologies with titles like Plain Tales from the Hills and The Phantom ‘Rickshaw, which included The Man Who Would Be King. In he left India, traveling in. Get this from a library. The man who would be king, and other stories.

[Rudyard Kipling] -- Features 5 of the author's best early stories: title selection plus "The Phantom Rickshaw," "Wee Willie Winkie," "Without Benefit of Clergy" and "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes.".

Joh Huston directed this classic Kipling adventure about British soldiers trying to bamboozle high priests in remote Kafiristan. ©renewed Columbi. The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories by Rudyard Kipling; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Kings and rulers, British, British -- Afghanistan -- Fiction, Manners and customs, Kings and rulers -- Fiction, Afghanistan -- Fiction; Places: Afghanistan.The following version of this book was used to create the guide: Kipling, Rudyard.

“The Man Who Would Be King.” Minerva Publishing, An unnamed British narrator began this short story with a business trip from Ajmir to Mhow.

Due to a shortage in the government’s budget, he was forced to.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The man who would be king.-Without benefit of clergy.-The mark of.