Book #160147

Plain Tales from the Hills

Rudyard Kipling
Book #160147 Plain Tales from the Hills. Rudyard Kipling.
Plain Tales from the Hills

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: New York: Manhattan Press, N.D.

A good edition with general shelfwear and slight discoloration. There is aprevious owner's ink signature on the front flyleaf.

This book is a collection of short stories set in the fictional hill station of Simla. The stories are about Indian men and women who live in the station and their interactions with Europeans.; 32mo; 302 pages.

Price: $33.75

Author Bio

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born December 30, 1865, English author and poet, born in Bombay, best known for The Jungle Book.Kipling split his boyhood between the markets of Bombay India and an abusive English foster home. His life of travel and tragedy led to two near nervous breakdowns, but made his creative work accessible to both the aristocracy and the common man. He died on January 18, 1936 as one of the most famous and highly paid writers of his time.

In 1907, Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.