Plain Tales from the Hills

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1st World Library, Apr 15, 2007 - 246 pages
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She was the daughter of Sonoo, a Hill-man, and Jadeh his wife. One year their maize failed, and two bears spent the night in their only poppy-field just above the Sutlej Valley on the Kotgarth side; so, next season, they turned Christian, and brought thei

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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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Rudyard Kipling(1865-1936), recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907, was an English novelist, short-story writer, and poet. His sweeping tales of adventure, including "Kim, Captains Courageous, " and "The jungle Book", won him wide popularity during his lifetime and have been beloved by generations.

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