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Plain Tales from the Hills: Rudyard Kipling Collection - 40+ Short Stories (The Tales of Life in British India)

In the Pride of His Youth, Tods' Amendment, The Other Man, Lispeth, Kidnapped, Cupid's Arrows, A Bank Fraud, Consequences, Thrown Away, Watches of the Night, The Gate of a Hundred Sorrows…

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Plain Tales from the Hills is the Kipling's first collection of short stories, the tales about India and more noticeably about the British in India. The title refers, by way of a pun on "Plain" as the reverse of "Hills", to the deceptively simple narrative style; and to the fact that many of the stories are set in the Hill Station of Simla—the "summer capital of the British Raj" during the hot weather. The tales include the first appearances, in book form, of Mrs. Hauksbee, the policeman Strickland, and the Soldiers Three (Privates Mulvaney, Ortheris and Learoyd).
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".
Contents:
Lispeth
Three and—an Extra
Thrown Away
Miss Youghal's Sais
'Yoked with an Unbeliever'
False Dawn
The Rescue of Pluffles
Cupid's Arrows
The Three Musketeers
His Chance in Life
Watches of the Night
The Other Man
Consequences
The Conversion of Aurelian McGoggin
The Taking of Lungtungpen
A Germ-Destroyer
Kidnapped
The Arrest of Lieutenant Golightly
In the House of Suddhoo
His Wedded Wife
The Broken Link Handicap
Beyond the Pale
In Error
A Bank Fraud
Tods' Amendment
The Daughter of the Regiment
In the Pride of His Youth
Pig
The Rout of the White Hussars
The Bronckhorst Divorce-Case
Venus Annodomini
The Bisara of Pooree
A Friend's Friend
The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows
The Madness of Private Ortheris
The Story of Muhammad Din
On the Strength of a Likeness
Wressley of the Foreign Office
...
Portrait
Rudyard Kipling gelangte mit seinen beiden Dschungelbüchern und dem Roman "Kim" zu Weltruhm und wurde 1907 als 1.Engländer mit dem Literaturnobelpreis ausgezeichnet. Geboren 1865 als Sohn des englischen Kurators John Lokckwood und dessen Frau Alice MacDonald in Bombay, schickten ihn seine Eltern auf eine Schule in England; danach kehrte Kipling nach Indien zurück, wo er als Journalist und Schriftsteller arbeitete und bald zum beliebtesten englischen Autor wurde. Er starb 1936 in London.
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