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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dercum Pr Audio
Publication date May 1, 1987
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781556560477
ISBN-10 1556560478
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.75 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Availability§ Apply Direct
Original list price $16.95
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. The diverse tales selected for this volume display the astonishing virtuosity of Rudyard Kipling s early writings. A Nobel prize-winner, Kipling was phenomenally productive and imaginative, displaying a literary mastery of idioms, technology and technical terms, exotic locations, and social range. He gained immense popularity, becoming (as these stories indicate) the knowledgeable spokesman for a wide public. Later, although Kipling s right-wing views increasingly incurred hostility, his creativity remained formidable. In this rich collection, we encounter bold realism, poignant nostalgia, dark comedy, the vividly horrific, the exuberantly fanciful and the disturbingly uncanny.

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
Book cover for 9780192816740 Book cover for 9780192836298 Book cover for 9780486280516 Book cover for 9781419171680 Book cover for 9781448008032 Book cover for 9781517517205 Book cover for 9781853262098
 
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.
from Oxford Univ Pr (July 22, 1999)
9780192836298 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $10.95
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
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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
The price comparison is for this edition
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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