Publisher: San Val
Binding: SCHOOL & LIBRARY BINDING
Book Condition: Good
0808509667 Good condition. Ex-library book with usual markings. Very nice copy. Five star seller - Ships Quickly - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0808509667Z3
Synopsis: "In all India is no one so alone as I!"
Rudyard Kipling's Kim is the story of Kimball O'Hara, the orphaned son of an Irish soldier, who spends his childhood as a vagabond in Lahore. With an old Tibetan lama he travels through India, enthralled by the "roaring whirl" of the landscape and cities of richly colored bazaars and immense diversity of people.
The novel is a masterpiece of careful organization and skillfully manipulated narrative techniques. By portraying Kim's utter devotion to the lama and his ability to share the life of the common people intimately and unself-consciously, Kipling creates a vision of harmony?and of India?that unites the secular and the spiritual, the life of action with that of contemplation.
Product Description: Born in Bombay, India, but raised in England from the age of five, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is today best known as the author of such classics of literature as The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1902) and Just So Stories (1902). He returned to India in 1882 to become a journalist and local newspaper editor and began writing supernatural stories set in his native continent. Kipling was the first British writer to be award the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1907.
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