The Man Who Would be King, Rudyard Kipling

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Two British ex-soldiers find adventure in Kafiristan which is now part of Afghanistan

The story was inspired by real life characters who became the Rajah of Sarawak in Boreno and the Prince of Ghor.

In 1975 the story was made into a John Huston film starring Sean Connery and Michael Caine.

Published 1888. (44 Kb)