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User Review  - dougwood57 - LibraryThing

'Kim', taken solely on its own terms, is a late 19th century adventure tale, an early spy story, a travelogue of northern India, a coming-of-age story all set in the midst of the Great Game, the Russo ... Read full review

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User Review  - Monthly Book Group - Goodreads

Kim (Kipling's masterpiece) came as a very pleasant surprise to those who came new to Kipling. It was a subtle, engaging, comic and moving tale of a young man's development, set against a gorgeous ... Read full review

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User Review  - Keely - Goodreads

As I said of another classic adventure story of The Great Game, the East is a fantasy. This is not only true for writers like Mundy, who experienced it as an outsider, or Howard, who experienced it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hana - Goodreads

In the high and far off times, oh best beloved, there lived a street urchin named Kim. And he dwelt in India and filled all of India with his 'satiable curiosity'! Check your 21st century baggage at ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

I had a bit of trouble focusing, especially at the beginning of the book because of the language style. It picked up around page 75 or so. The ending was a bit anticlimactic, but the book itself was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris and Yuri - Goodreads

"This is a great and terrible world. I never knew there were so many men alive in it." This is one of those books at the center of the academic street fight known as postcolonial studies. On one hand ... Read full review

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User Review  - dead letter office - Goodreads

underneath kipling's unrepentant colonialism is a gifted storyteller and a great writer and a sympathetic observer. this is a much-better-than-you-think-it-would-be story of idiosyncratic characters ... Read full review


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