Kim (Paperback)

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By J. L. Kipling (Illustrator), Rudyard Kipling
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Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel. A quest faces them both. Born in India, Kim is nevertheless white, a sahib. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama. His aim, as he moves chameleon-like through the two cultures, is to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life. A celebration of their friendship in a beautiful but often hostile environment, 'Kim' captures the opulence of India's exotic landscape, overlaid by the uneasy presence of the British Raj.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781515020172
ISBN-10: 1515020177
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 11th, 2015
Pages: 340
Language: English