Kim (Paperback)

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"No summary can do this marvelous, rich and unforgettable novel anything like justice." --Philip Pullman Kim is an orphan who earns his living begging on the streets of Lahore. One day he befriends an aged Tibetan Lama who, although content to live simply in India, is a rich and powerful abbot in his own country. When the Lama recruits Kim as a disciple and then funds his education at an English public school an adventure begins that will take the unlikely pair to the Himalayas on a thrilling journey of espionage and enlightenment.

About the Author


Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is best known for Barrack-room Ballads, The Jungle Books, and Just So Stories.

Praise For…


"The great adventure of identity, intrigue and India, and several other things too, including the extraordinary potency of words."
Guardian

"As fresh and clear as the air of its Indian mountains setting."
Daily Telegraph

Product Details
ISBN: 9780099540786
ISBN-10: 0099540789
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication Date: July 9th, 2010
Pages: 306
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics