The Man Who Would Be King [NOOK Book]

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Time Out London

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—Adam Begley, The New York Observer

"I’ve always been haunted by Bartleby, the proto-slacker. But it’s the handsomely minimalist cover of the Melville House edition that gets me here, one of many in the small publisher’s fine 'Art of the Novella' series."
The New Yorker

"The Art of the Novella series is sort of an anti-Kindle. What these singular, distinctive titles celebrate is book-ness. They're slim enough to be portable but showy enough to be conspicuously consumed—tiny little objects that demand to be loved for the commodities they are."
—KQED (NPR San Francisco)

"Some like it short, and if you're one of them, Melville House, an independent publisher based in Brooklyn, has a line of books for you... elegant-looking paperback editions ...a good read in a small package."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781473385801
  • Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/16/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 82
  • File size: 990 KB

Meet the Author

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 - 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
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  • Posted June 19, 2011

    Excellent short story

    A very enjoyable short story. This was my first forray into kipling and i think i will be reading more of his work in the future. I read this after hearing about the movie. The movie closely follows the plot of this short story and i was suprised by the depth contained in this 30 page novella.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    One of my favorites

    Amazing short story

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2013

    Bucket of crap. Dont get it. It sucks.I hate it!

    CRAP!

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    A tall willow

    Slightly bent over with long flowing leaves that reach down to the ground and surrounding a small circle with a curtain. Inside is a flat rock and a small stream filled with fish.

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  • Posted January 2, 2011

    digital artifacts

    too man digital artifacts, making it difficult to read - imporrible on some pages to make it out.

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