Plain Tales from the Hills
by Rudyard Kipling
Number of pages: 406
Set principally in Shimla, the mountain town and summer capital of the Raj, Rudyard Kipling's forty short stories on the manners and mores of British settlers in India are well observed and masterful character studies. The best account of the nature of the Victorian Raj ever written.
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