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by Talbot Mundy
Author: Talbot Mundy
Publisher: Book Jungle (December 15, 2008)
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Athelstan King, for instance, nothing yet but a captain unattached, satin meagerly furnished quarters with his heels on a table.
Athelstan King, for instance, nothing yet but a captain unattached, satin meagerly furnished quarters with his heels on a table. He is not adoctor, yet he read a book on surgery, and when he went over to the clubhe carried the book under his arm and continued to read it there. He isconsidered a rotten conversationalist, and he did nothing at the club toimprove his reputation. Man alive-get a move on!" gasped a wondering senior, accepting acigar. Nobody knows where he gets those long, strong, black cheroots,and nobody ever refuses one.
King of the Khyber Rifles is a 1953 adventure film directed by Henry King and starring Tyrone Power and Terry Moore. This novel was also the basis for John Ford's The Black Watch (1929). The Khyber Pass scenes were shot in the Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California. Released by 20th Century Fox, the film was one of the first shot in Technicolor CinemaScope.
Son of the Indian Secret Service. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it describes his adventures among the (mostly Muslim) tribes of the north with the mystical woman adventuress Yasmini and the Turkish mullah Muhammed Anim. Like Greenmantle by John Buchan, also first published in 1916, it deals with the possibility that Turkey might try to stir Muslims into a jihad against the British Empire.
LibriVox recording of King of the Kyber Rifles, by Talbot Mindy For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. Download M4B (274MB).
LibriVox recording of King of the Kyber Rifles, by Talbot Mindy. Read by Brett W. Downey . For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.
The author, Talbot Mundy, wrote this in the period of the Pulps. Then by all means read King of the Khyber Rifles. It will show the high adventure of the Pulp Era of story telling. This is shown by the long passages, which are characteristic of writing from this period. If you are a fan of the Robert Howard non-Conan stories, which are set in a more modern era or a fan Kipling and his stories of India.
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) was an English-born American . See if your friends have read any of Talbot Mundy's books. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Talbot Mundy’s books. King of the Khyber Rifles.
Download M4B (274MB). He is attached to the Khyber Rifles regiment as a cover, but his real job is to prevent a holy war. Download cover art Download CD case insert. Talbot MUNDY (1879 - 1940).
Athelstan King is a British Secret Agent stationed in India at the beginning of WWI. "To stop a holy war single-handed would be rather like stopping the wind-possibly easy enough, if one knew the wa. Can King afford to trust her? Can he afford not to? (Introduction by Brett W. Downey).
Then, in 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles, starring Tyrone Power, was one of the first CinemaScope spectaculars.
Khyber-mouth is haunted after dark by the men whose blood-feuds are too reeking raw to let them dare go home and for whom the British hangman very likely waits a mile or two farther south. King stains his face dark brown, and disguises himself as a native hakim, or medicine man. His name is Kurrum Khan. Then, in 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles, starring Tyrone Power, was one of the first CinemaScope spectaculars.