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Kim - Rudyard Kipling
Kim
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Kipling`s epic rendition of the imperial experience in India is also his greatest long work. Two men - Kim, a boy growing into early manhood and the lama, an old ascetic priest - are fired by a quest. Kim is white, a sahib, although born in India. While he wants to play the Great Game of... show more
Kipling`s epic rendition of the imperial experience in India is also his greatest long work. Two men - Kim, a boy growing into early manhood and the lama, an old ascetic priest - are fired by a quest. Kim is white, a sahib, although born in India. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama and he tries to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life.
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9780141183633
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 368
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
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...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
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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