The Man Who Would Be King

The Man Who Would Be King

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by Rudyard Kipling
     
 

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 - 18 January 1936) was an English author and poet. He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works speak to a versatile and luminous narrative gift. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in… See more details below

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 - 18 January 1936) was an English author and poet. He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works speak to a versatile and luminous narrative gift. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in English, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1907, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English language writer to receive the prize, and to date he remains its youngest recipient.

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ISBN-13:
9781478383017
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/08/2012
Pages:
50
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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