The Wish House and Other Stories

The Wish House and Other Stories

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Rudyard Kipling, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1907, has long been considered an important and vibrant, even controversial, storyteller and poet. The Wish House and Other Stories is a collection of Kipling's finest works, including the stories "In the House of Suddhoo," "The Disturber of Traffic," and "The Eye of Allah," the poems "The Runners," "The Return of the Children," and "The Last Ode," and his famous story about Afghanistan, "The Man Who Would Be King." Each piece was selected by poet and scholar Craig Raine, who writes in his Preface, "We need to think about Kipling. He is our greatest short-story writer, but one whose achievement is more complex and surprising than even his admirers recognize."
Publisher: New York : The Modern Library, 2002
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9780812966022
0812966023
Branch Call Number: FIC Kipli
Characteristics: xxxiv, 448 p. --
Additional Contributors: Raine, Craig

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