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Rudyard Kipling
Short-story writer, novelist, poet, journalist show more

Short-story writer, novelist, poet, journalist

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Birth date: 1865-12-30
Died: 1936-01-18
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it 2 years ago
by Rudyard Kipling The next time someone starts going on about an author "telling" instead of "showing", I'm going to direct them to Rudyard Kipling. There's a reason why it's called telling a story and Kipling does an excellent job of telling us about each of the most important characters that po...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Wowzas! I can't remember a book that started out so delightful and deteriorated into such a mess of Imperialist racism and misogeny. The trouble starts when humans start appearing in the stories. Before that, the stylistic elements and amusing tales are wonderful.
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 3 years ago
So here's the thing. I of course have seen the Disney version of The Jungle book cartoon. Also I have seen the cartoon about Rikki Tikki Tavi that used to play I think either on USA Network or Nickelodeon as a kid. I so wanted to live among wolves and buy a mongoose. My mom said nope to both things....
Spooky's Maze of Books
Spooky's Maze of Books rated it 3 years ago
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...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
If you're looking for the cutesy tone of the film, or even its recent live-action re-make, look elsewhere, you won't find it here. You might be better off with Winnie-the-Pooh. I had forgotten that several of the tales collected here are not about Mowgli, or the Jungle or even India in some cases ...
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