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The Jungle Books - Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Books
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140621044 (0140621040)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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kneubeck rated it
3.0 Let the Killings begin
The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children. But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is expressed in miniature. They are best known for the `Mowgli' stories; the tale of a baby abandoned and broug...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
5.0 Multi-layered and fun
Last time I read The Jungle Book was years ago, to my son, when he was a preschooler. I didn’t remember much before I started this read. It might be that I only read him selective stories, because my memory of the stories was sketchy. Mowgli – aye, all of them, even the ones included in the other Ju...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Jungle Books (Signet Classics)
I didn't expect to love this book as much as I did. Well, as much as I loved a good half of it. This isn't a novel, but a collection of 15 stories. Eight of them do involve Mowgli, a young Indian boy orphaned by the evil tiger Shere Khan, raised by wolves and who can count as friends and protectors ...
The Paper Gardens
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4.0 The Jungle Books (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
I picked up this book to read originally because my husband was telling me that a character I liked who was raised by wolves sounded an awful lot like Mowgli. The only exposure I'd had to the story before was the Disney film, which he assured me didn't do the book any sort of justice. So, expecting ...
Booklog rated it
5.0 The Jungle Books (Signet Classics)
All I've ever known really about the Jungle Book was confined to the film version, which is a far cry from Rudyard Kipling's original. My first surprise, was that this was an anthology, not just the story of Mowgli (but that is by far the best story in the collection). My next surprise came in the...
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