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King of the Khyber Rifles

Talbot Mundy

King of the Khyber Rifles

by Talbot Mundy

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Published by Amereon Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11558564M
    ISBN 100848808371
    ISBN 109780848808372

    King -- of the Khyber Rifles may well be Mundy's most famous work. Set in India and the regions beyond, it was successful enough so that two movies were adapted from its pages, although neither portrayed Athelstan King as Mundy intended him. And neither evoked the fantasy and mysticism that are so much a part of this : Talbot Mundy.   King--Of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy, Fiction, During the British Raj, the Khyber Pass was the witness to the struggles of wild, untamed people, conquerors, traders and adventurers. This is the tale of one of those adventurers, Athelstan King, Anglo-Indian captain of the Khyber : The Floating Press.

    King -- of the Khyber Rifles may well be Mundy's most famous work. Set in India and the regions beyond, it was successful enough so that two movies were adapted from its pages, although neither portrayed Athelstan King as Mundy intended him. And neither evoked the fantasy and mysticism that are so much a part of this ere beyond India /5(4).   Talbot Mundy -- one of the greatest adventure fiction writers of the 20th century -- reached the epitome of his talent with "King -- of the Khyber Ribles," the thrilling tale of Athelstan King, a secret agent for the British Raj at the beginning of the First World War. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it describes his /5(2).

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King of the Khyber Rifles King of the Khyber Rifles, published inis a rousing tale of adventure on the Northwest Frontier on author, Talbot Mundy (), was born in England.

After an adventurous life in various parts of the world he settled in the United States in /5. Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war.

"To stop a holy war single-handed would be rather like stopping the wind--possibly easy enough, if one knew the way."5/5(1). King of the Khyber Rifles won't rank among the greats of English literature, but it is an enjoyable romp through the myths of the British Empire's "glory days" before reality came crashing in.

Written in and set in the period at the beginning of the First World War, it positively reeks with the "white man's burden" of maintaining rule over 4/4(26).

Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war. "To stop a holy war single-handed would be rather like stopping the wind--possibly easy enough, if one knew the way."/5().

Directed by Henry King. With Tyrone Power, Terry Moore, Michael Rennie, John Justin. A half-caste British officer in 19th-century India battles the prejudices of both his Army colleagues and the local populace while trying to help put down a rebellion led by a greedy local ruler/10().

King of the Khyber Rifles is a novel by British writer Talbot Mundy. Captain Athelstan King is a secret agent for the British Raj at the beginning of the First World War. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it describes his adventures among the tribes of the north with the.

Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war. "To stop a.

Editions for King of the Khyber Rifles: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in Cited by: 3.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. King--of the Khyber Rifles: A Romance of Adventure by Talbot Mundy - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. King moved in his sleep, rather noisily, and the movement knocked a book to the floor from the foot of his berth.

The noise of that awoke Hyde, and King pretended to begin to wake, yawning and rolling on his back (that being much the safest position an unarmed man. King of the Khyber Rifles is a adventure film directed by Henry King and starring Tyrone Power and Terry Moore.

The film shares its title but little els. Wikipedia Book - King of the Khyber Rifles. Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. King of the Khyber Rifles. Talbot MUNDY ( - ) Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war.

Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war.

"To stop a holy war single-handed would be rather like stopping the wind--possibly easy enough, if one knew the way.". King -- of the Khyber Rifles may well be Mundy's most famous work. Set in India and the regions beyond, it was successful enough so that two movies were adapted from its pages, although neither portrayed Athelstan King as Mundy intended him.

And Brand: Barnes & Noble Press. King of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot MUNDY ( - ) Genre(s): General Fiction, Suspense, Espionage, Political & Thrillers, War & Military Fiction Read by: Brett W.

King of the Khyber Rifles () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A half-caste British officer in 19th-century India battles the prejudices of both his Army colleagues and the local populace while trying to help put down a rebellion led by a greedy local ruler.

King volunteers to take out Khurram Khan, the only. KING--OF THE KHYBER RIFLES A Romance of Adventure By Talbot Mundy Chapter I Suckled were we in a school unkind On suddenly snatched deduction And ever ahead of you (never behind!) Over the border our tracks you'll find, Wherever some idiot feels inclined To scatter the seeds of ruction.

For eyes we be, of Empire, we!/5(41). Athelstan King is a secret agent for the British Raj at the beginning of World War I. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it describes King's adventures among the Muslim tribes of northern India accompanied by the mystical woman adventurer Yasmini and the Turkish mullah Muhammed Anim/5(3).

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Set in India and the regions beyond, it was successful enough so that two movies were adapted from its pages, although neither portrayed Athelstan King as Mundy intended him. And neither evoked the fantasy and mysticism that are so much a part of this ere beyond India Author: Talbot Mundy.COVID Resources.

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