Told in the East is a collection of three Talbot Mundy novellas: "Hookum Ha", "For the Salt He Had Eaten", and "Machassan Ah", all set, like much of Mundy's work, in India and Arabia. If you haven't read Mundy before, brace yourself: He was an enormously popular writer in his day for good reason. The tales told in the east are mighty keen adventures.
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About the Author
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon, 1879 - 1940) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines. During Mundy's career his work was often compared with that of his more commercially successful contemporaries, H. Rider Haggard and Rudyard Kipling, unlike their work his adopted an anti-colonialist stance and expressed a positive interest in Asian religion and philosophy. His work has been cited as an influence on a variety of later science-fiction and fantasy writers and he has been the subject of two biographies.