After a passionate affair with Agnes Keith-Wessington, Jack Pansay wearies of her and becomes engaged to Miss Kitty Mannering. However, Wessington refuses to accept the rejection and reappears in Jack’s life, trying to make him reconsider. But to her greatest regret, Pansay continues to respond curtly and brutally. Not so long after, Agnes dies of a broken heart. From this moment on, Jack's life will never be the same again.
Why did Pansay reject Wessington? How is he going to react to her death? Will he marry Miss Kitty, or will she break off the engagement? Find all the answers in Rudyard Kipling’s 1888 ghost story "The Phantom Rickshaw".
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Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a British journalist, poet and novelist, most famous for his collection of stories, "The Jungle Book" (1894). He spent a good part of his childhood and youth in India where his stories are set. In 1907, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature as the youngest recipient ever. Some other famous works by Kipling are "Kim" (1901), "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888) and "Mandalay" (1890)
Rudyard Kipling est né en 1865 à Bombay. Après avoir fait ses études en Angleterre, il retourne aux Indes à l'âge de 17 ans. Journaliste à Lahore, il commence à écrire, notamment les «Simples Contes de collines» qui seront publiés en 1887. Deux ans plus tard, il revient en Angleterre. Là, il publie la majeure partie de son œuvre, et plus particulièrement le «Premier Livre de la jungle», le «Second Livre de la jungle» et «Kim». Rudyard Kipling a obtenu le prix Nobel de littérature en 1907. Il est mort à Londres en 1936.