Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People

Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People

by Rudyard Kipling



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Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People by Rudyard Kipling

Short folk tales from Northern India as only Kipling can tell them -- these tales have been collected from priests in the Chubara, from Ala Yar the carver, Jiwun Singh the carpenter, nameless men on steamers and trains round the world and a few from his father. This classic work of Rudyard Kipling includes mutiny, a wandering Jew and Georgie Porgy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780543701336
Publisher: Adegi Graphics LLC
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: Elibron Classics Series
Pages: 423
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His fiction works include The Jungle Book — a classic of children’s literature — and the rousing adventure novel Kim, as well as books of poems, short stories, and essays. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Table of Contents

The Lang Men o' Larut1
Reingelder and the German Flag6
The Wandering Jew10
Through the Fire15
The Finances of the Gods21
The Amir's Homily27
Jews in Shushan32
The Limitations of Pambe Serang37
Little Tobrah43
Bubbling Well Road47
The City of Dreadful Night52
Georgie Porgie60
The Dream of Duncan Parrenness76
The Incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney83
The Courting of Dinah Shadd115
On Greenhow Hill144
The Man Who Was166
The Head of the District184
Without Benefit of Clergy212
At the End of the Passage241
The Mutiny of the Mavericks267
The Mark of the Beast290
The Return of Imray307
Namgay Doola322
Bertran and Bimi336
Moti Guj--Mutineer343

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