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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementRudyard Kipling ; edited by H.R. Woudhuysen with an introduction and notes by David Trotter. --
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsTrotter, David, 1951-, Woudhuysen, H. R.
LC ClassificationsPR4854 .P5 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26568736M
ISBN 100140432876

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Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Plain Tales from the Hills, Rudyard Kipling, Macmillan & Co, London First London Edition, hard cover, very good copy, Plain Tales from the Hills (published ) is the first collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Plain Tales from the Hills, by Rudyard Kipling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Image 10 of Plain tales from the hills, A Libnetry of Con. Plain tales from the hills Stewart, J.M. Kipling, 19, note Livingston, F.V.M. Kipling, 25, note Also available in digital form. LC copy with call number PZ3.K Pl 1c not examined vj23 Collector's original folder for copy.

Genre/Form: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kipling, Rudyard, Plain tales from the hills. But as the age of the European empires recedes, he is recognised as an incomparable, if controversial, interpreter of how empire was experienced. That, and an increasing recognition of his extraordinary narrative gifts, make him a force to be reckoned with." This force shines in THE PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS. -- MH. (Introduction by Mike Harris)/5(39).   About the Book Originally written for the Lahore Civil and Military Gazette, the stories were intended for a provincial readership familiar with the pleasures and miseries of colonial life. For the subsequent English edition, Kipling revised the tales so as to recreate as vividly as possible the sights and smells of India for those at home.   Synopsis "Plain Tales From the Hills" is a classic collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Contained here in this volume are the following tales: Lispeth, Three and-an Extra, Thrown Away, Miss Youghal's Sais, 'Yoked with an Unbeliever', False Dawn, The Rescue of Pluffles, Cupid's 4/5(56).