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 - LynnB - LibraryThing
I'd never read Kim or, in fact, anything by Rudyard Kipling before. I've been told that Kipling is the "poster boy" supporting colonialism, as well as racist so I started this book with some ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing
The strongest impressions I got from this novel were vivid descriptions of India and the wide variety of people who lived in there in the late 19th century. Told from the perspective of Kim, an orphan ... Read full review