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Kim - Rudyard Kipling, A.L. Rowse
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Collier Books
Pages no: 315
Edition language: English
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Spooky's Maze of Books
Spooky's Maze of Books rated it
3.5 Kim
Title : KimAuthor: Rudyard KiplingGenre:Classicalpages:366kindleKim is set in an imperialistic world; a world strikingly masculine, dominated by travel, trade and adventure, a world in which there is no question of the division between white and non-white.Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 A Compltely Absorbing Read
Kipling is a controversial author these days, seen as an unapologetic imperialist booster of the British Empire and even racist. Yet Indian authors such as Arundhati Roy, V.S. Naipaul and Salman Rushdie have found Kipling impressive and even influential. Kipling can be a wonderful storyteller. Rushd...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
5.0 Kim (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
One of my very favorite books, hands down. It never fails to leave me choked up when I reach the end.
JulieM rated it
3.0 Kim (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Kim is the classic tale of a young orphan boy who grows up in the streets of colonial India. Although Kim survives as a street urchin, he is the son of an Irish officer and is a mishmash of his British ancestry and his Indian upbringing. Throughout this book, Kim is torn between his two nationalit...
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According to wikipedia, in 1901, when Kim was written, the first Nobel Peace Prize was given to French poet Sully Prudhomme over Leo Tolstoy, a decision that many people considered outrageous. Anthropologist Margaret Mead was born, and Johana Spyri, author of Heidi, died. Other notable works publish...
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