• Rudyard Kipling

  • The Man Who Would Be King
  • By: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley
  • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-05-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Copyright Group
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (9 ratings)

Summary

This rich, wonderfully written classic features two opportunists who venture into remote Central Asia with the intention of acquiring a country to rule. Their adventures meet with surprising initial success but then.....
This story is widely regarded as a masterpiece. Its combination of an excellently delivered tale interwoven with deeper speculations is outstanding. This story is read for you by Richard Mitchley who has worked in theatres throughout Britain as well as with the BBC and ITV and his own Mayfly Theatre company.
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4 out of 5 stars
By Mr on 11-02-13

good stuff

well read by richard mitchley the whole story was good. the style of the writting was very good, i have had not other experiance of kiplings work but after this i will find more of his stuff

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4 out of 5 stars
By Bruce on 12-12-11

Film surpasses the book, but I still enjoyed it!

My LOVE of the film brought me to this story. Had I never seen the movie I still would've enjoyed this story. But the movie is one of those very rare cases where the conversion to film exceeds the richness of the written word. This a great story and I encourage you to buy this work and see the film, I'm happy I have!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Michael on 25-11-15

The book is just like the movie.

Worth the listen to. Worth the read. Worth the viewing of the movie. You won't be disappointed. Rudyard Kipling at his best. Wonder why this book wasn't longer and perhaps more sub-plots etc. Never the less a very enjoyable couple of hours listening entertainment.

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