1901. Kipling, English short-story writer, novelist and poet, who celebrated the heroism of British colonial soldiers in India and Burma, was the first Englishman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. Kim is his picaresque novel of India and is considered to be a masterpiece. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
I read this as a child and still enjoyed it later when I read it as an adult. I think Kipling is grossly misunderstood as being responsible for promulgating the concept of "the white man's burden." A ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing
I am pretty sure I didn't understand this book, but I still enjoyed it. I enjoyed the journey on foot and by rail through India, a country I find intriguing but way too scary to actually visit. And ... Read full review