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Life's Handicap

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Classic Kipling stories, including THE LANG MEN O' LARUT, REINGELDER AND THE GERMAN FLAG, THE WANDERING JEW, THROUGH THE FIRE, THE FINANCES OF THE GODS, THE AMIR'S HOMILY, JEWS IN SHUSHAN, THE LIMITATIONS OF PAMBE SERANG, LITTLE TOBRAH, BUBBLING WELL ROAD, 'THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT', GEORGIE PORGIE,
NABOTH, THE DREAM OF DUNCAN PARRENNESS, THE INCARNATION OF KRISHNA MULVANEY, THE COURTING OF DINAH SHADD, ON GREENHOW HILL, THE MAN WHO WAS, THE HEAD OF THE DISTRICT, WITHOUT BENEFIT OF CLERGY, AT THE END OF THE PASSAGE, THE MUTINY OF THE MAVERICKS, THE MARK OF THE BEAST, THE RETURN OF IMRAY. NAMGAY DOOLA, BERTRAN AND BIMI, and MOTI GUJ--MUTINEER. According to Wikipedia: "Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was an English author and poet. Born in Bombay, British India (now Mumbai), he is best known for his works The Jungle Book (1894) and Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1902), his novel, Kim (1901); his poems, including Mandalay (1890), Gunga Din (1890), If— (1910); and his many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King (1888). He is regarded as a major "innovator in the art of the short story"; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and his best works speak to a versatile and luminous narrative gift. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in English, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[2] The author Henry James said of him: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known." In 1907, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English language writer to receive the prize, and to date he remains its youngest recipient. Among other honours, he was sounded out for the British Poet Laureateship and on several occasions for a knighthood, all of which he declined."

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