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The Essential Kipling | [Joseph Rudyard Kipling]

The Essential Kipling

Throughout his life Kipling never stopped writing. Greatly revered during his own lifetime and recipient of the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature The Essential Kipling celebrates a truly prolific and varied career; with his poetry and stories interpreted vividly by wonderful actors.
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Publisher's Summary

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) was an English author and poet born in Bombay, India. Educated in Britain, he later returned to Lahore, India, to work as a journalist. Kipling travelled widely and also lived in Vermont, having married Carrie Balestier, an American.

Throughout his life, Kipling never stopped writing. He was greatly revered during his lifetime and received the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Essential Kipling celebrates a truly prolific and varied career; with his poetry and stories interpreted vividly by wonderful actors.

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"Very readable, with good characterisation and a light touch of bugeoing romance" (Leicestershire Libraries' Book of the Month)

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    "Kipling as you never knew him."
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    This startling compilation of Kipling's life and constant critique of the British Empire around him was a revelation to me. I have always admired him for seeing the Empire as it was. With this sympathetic reading he has become a true hero in my eyes. Well worth buying!

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