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The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Stories
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date July 22, 1999
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780192836298
ISBN-10 0192836293
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $10.95
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Arranged in the order of their original publication and written during Kipling's time as a journalist in India, these seventeen short stories explore the themes of isolation and abandonment and the effects of the Indian caste system on society. Along with the title piece, the volume includes "Gemini," "A Wayside Comedy," "The Hill of Illusion," "Only a Subaltern," "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep," "Black Jack," and others.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781904919551
 
With Rudyard Kipling | New edition from Crw Pub Ltd (March 1, 2005); titled "The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9781904919551 | details & prices | 304 pages | 4.00 × 6.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.35
This edition also contains The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories
from Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1982); titled "Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9780884119951 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $26.95
Paperback
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With Rudyard Kipling | from Createspace Independent Pub (September 24, 2015); titled "The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9781517517205 | details & prices | 214 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.49 in. | List price $8.53
This edition also contains The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories
With Rudyard Kipling | from Echo Library (August 1, 2011); titled "The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9781448008032 | details & prices | 92 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.99
This edition also contains The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories
from Kessinger Pub Co (June 30, 2004); titled "The Man Who Would Be King And Other Stories"
9781419171680 | details & prices | 120 pages | 8.00 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $19.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Oxford Univ Pr (July 22, 1999)
9780192836298 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $10.95
About: Arranged in the order of their original publication and written during Kipling's time as a journalist in India, these seventeen short stories explore the themes of isolation and abandonment and the effects of the Indian caste system on society.
from Wordsworth Editions Ltd (January 1, 1998); titled "Man Who Would Be King & Other Stories"
9781853262098 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $3.99
About: With an Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex.
Unabridged edition from Dover Pubns (April 21, 1994); titled "The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9780486280516 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $3.00
With Louis L. Cornell, David Whyte, Steve Tombs | Reprint edition from Oxford Univ Pr (April 1, 1987)
9780192816740 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.95
This edition also contains The Corporate Criminal: Why Corporations Must Be Abolished
About: A collection of stories features the tale of two ex-British soldiers who try to establish their own kingdom
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781400150465
 
With Rebecca Burns (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Tantor Media Inc (June 30, 2005); titled "The Man Who Would Be King: & Other Stories"
9781400100460 | details & prices | 6.25 × 5.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $24.99
Mp3 una edition from Tantor Media Inc (June 30, 2005); titled "The Man Who Would Be King: And Other Stories"
9781400150465 | details & prices | List price $19.99
Cassette/Spoken Word
from Dercum Pr Audio (May 1, 1987); titled "The Man Who Would Be King and Other Stories"
9781556560477 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $16.95
About: With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex.

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