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Kim (The Penguin English Library) Paperback – 31 Mar 1994

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics; New Ed edition (31 Mar. 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140620494
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140620498
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 1.4 x 18.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 150 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,085,078 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

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. A celebration of their friendship in an often hostile environment, Kim captures the opulence of India's exotic landscape, overlaid by the uneasy presence of the British Raj.

About the Author

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in India, although educated in England. He was a prolific writer and recognized as a genius. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His many books for children includeJust So Stories and Kim.



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