ISBN 9788129101624,Humorous Tales Omnibus

Humorous Tales Omnibus


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788129101624

ISBN-10 8129101629


Number of Pages 335 Pages
Language (English)


Here in this omnibus edition is a collection of the best among Rudyard Kipling's humorous tales for children. These stories bear testimony to Kipling's mastery over prose and lead readers to a realm of laughter and amusement, with a dig at a world of pomp and strife. This edition includes'The Legend of Mirth', 'The taking of Lungtungpen', 'Moti Guj-Mutineer', 'My Sunday at Home', 'Pig', 'Alnaschar and the oxen', 'The Bull that Thought', 'Gallio's Song' and 'My Lord the elephant'. About the Author Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in Bombay, and completed his studies abroad before returning to India, where he wrote his celebrated work Plain Tales from the Hills. A novelist, poet and short-story writer, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907, becoming the youngest person to have ever received this award. He also received the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Literature in 1926. Among Kipling's several acclaimed books are the iconic. The Jungle Book and Kim.