Kim (Paperback)

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Kim By Rudyard Kipling "Kim" is told against the backdrop of The Great Game, the conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. It is notable for its portrait of the culture and religions of India. As the novel opens, Kim is the son of an Irish soldier living as a vagabond in India under British rule in the late 19th century. Kim earns his living on the streets of Lahore and at times works for a Pashtun horse trader who is one of the operatives of the British secret service.

About the Author


About the Author English author Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 -1936) was a journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. His books include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and short stories, such as "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888) Kipling was among the most popular UK writers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James said: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius, as distinct from fine intelligence, that I have ever known." He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature at the age of 42, the first English-language writer to receive the prize. George Orwell said he was a "prophet of British imperialism."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781523717552
ISBN-10: 1523717556
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 26th, 2016
Pages: 230
Language: English