Plain Tales from the Hills (Google eBook)

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NuVision Publications, LLC, 1960 - 336 pages
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User Review  - ben_a - LibraryThing

I cede ground to no man in admiration of Rudyard Kipling. These stories, however, lack the crackle I associate with Kipling at his best. They are all perfectly serviceable, but none so far has caught hold of my heart. Read full review

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User Review  - hrissliss - LibraryThing

Definitely interesting. I've never read much about the English colonization of India (any recommended reads? Factual or fictional?) so this offered some interesting tidbits. Racism was subtle but ... Read full review

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Contents

LISPETH
7
THREE ANDAN EXTRA
13
THROWN AWAY
17
MISS YOUGHALS SAIS
25
YOKED WITH AN UNBELIEVER
31
FALSE DAWN
35
THE RESCUE OF PLUFFLES
43
CUPIDS ARROWS
49
THE BROKEN LINK HANDICAPPED
103
BEYOND THE PALE
107
IN ERROR
113
A BANK FRAUD
117
TODS AMENDMENT
123
IN THE PRIDE OF HIS YOUTH
129
PIG
135
THE ROUT OF THE WHITE HUSSARS
141

HIS CHANCE IN LIFE
53
WATCHES OF THE NIGHT
59
THE OTHER MAN
65
CONSEQUENCES
69
THE CONVERSION OF AURELIAN McGOGGIN
73
A GERM DESTROYER
79
KIDNAPPED
83
THE ARREST OF LIEUTENANT GOLIGHTLY
87
THE HOUSE OF SUDDHOO
91
HIS WEDDED WIFE
97
THE BRONCKHORST DIVORCECASE
149
VENUS ANNODOMINI
155
THE BISARA OF POOREE
159
THE GATE OF A HUNDRED SORROWS
163
THE STORY OF MUHAMMAD DIN
169
ON THE STRENGTH OF A LIKENESS
173
WRESSLEY OF THE FOREIGN OFFICE
179
BY WORD OF MOUTH
185
TO BE HELD FOR REFERENCE
189
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