208 p., 2012
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9789350184158 (Paperback)
ISBN-10: 93-5108-415-X (Paperback)
LC Subject heading:-
1. Great Britain–History–Fiction.
2. Space and time–Fiction.
Bisac Subject: LAW026000 / LAW / Criminal Law / General
About the Book:-
This book is a historical fantasy, first published in 1906. Set in different periods of English history, the ten stories in this book are told to two children by people magically plucked out of history by self Puck, or by Puck himself. They range from authentic historical novella to children’s fantasy. Each story is bracketed by a poem which relates in some manner to the theme of the story.
About the Author:-
“Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865- January 18, 1936) was one of the most popular writers in English in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He achieved distinction in every genre he wrote—short story, novel, children’s literature, poetry, travel literature and science fiction. Kipling’s best known works include The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Just So Stories, Puck of Pook’s Hill, Kim, Mandalay, Gunga Din, The Man Who Would Be King, Life’s Handicap, The Day’s Work, and Plain Tales from the Hills. He was awarded the Noble Prize in Literature in 1907, making him the first English language writer to receive the prize.”
Weland’ – Young Men at the Manor – The knights of the joyous venture – Old Men at Pevensey – A Centurion of the Thirtieth – On the Great Wall – The Winged Hats – Hall O’ the Draft – ‘Dymchurch Flit’ – The Treasure and the Law