Plain Tales from the Hills (Penguin Popular Classics)

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9780140620924: Plain Tales from the Hills (Penguin Popular Classics)

1888. Kipling, English short-story writer, novelist and poet, who celebrated the heroism of British colonial soldiers in India and Burma, he was the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. Kipling's first collection of stories published in journals, contains tales about India and about the British in India. He establishes the subject which inspired so much of his work right at the beginning; that is, how India affected the British soldiers and officials who worked there. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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This is a title in an inexpensive range of classics in the Penguin Popular Classics series.

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'These wonderfully observed stories, woven round the lives of the Anglo-Indian community in the 1880s, expose the frailties of this quintessentially British society.' --The Good Book Guide, August 2008.

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