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The Man Who Would Be King

My gord, Carnehan, says Daniel, This is a tremenjus business, and we ve got the whole country as far as it s worth having Literature s most famous adventure story, this stirring tale of two happy go lucky British ne re do wells trying to carve out their own kingdom in the remote mountains of Afghanistan has also proved over time to be a work of penetrating and lasting My gord, Carnehan, says Daniel, This is a tremenjus business, and we ve got the whole country as far as it s worth having Literature s most famous adventure story, this stirring tale of two happy go lucky British ne re do wells trying to carve out their own kingdom in the remote mountains of Afghanistan has also proved over time to be a work of penetrating and lasting political insight amidst its raucous humor and swashbuckling bravado is a devastatingly astute dissection of imperialism and its heroic pretensions Written when he was only 22 years old, the tale also features some of Rudyard Kipling s most crystalline prose, and one of the most beautifully rendered, spectacularly exotic settings he ever used Best of all, it features two of his most unforgettable characters, the ultra vivid Cockneys Peachy Carnahan and Daniel Dravot, who impart to the story its ultimate, astonishing twist it is both a tragedy and a triumph.The Art of The Novella SeriesToo short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature s greatest writers In the Art Of The Novella series, Melville House celebrates this renegade art form and its practitioners with titles that are, in many instances, presented in book form for the first time

Title : The Man Who Would Be King
Author :  Rudyard Kipling
Language : English
Isbn : 0976140705
Format : Paperback
Pages : 96 pages

Rating: 4.5

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