Greatest Works of Rudyard Kipling: The Story of the Gadsbys, The Phantom Rickshaw, The Light That Failed, The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, The White Man's Burden, Kim, Just So Stories, Puck of Pook's Hill, Rewards and Fairies & Other Indian Tales

Greatest Works of Rudyard Kipling: The Story of the Gadsbys, The Phantom Rickshaw, The Light That Failed, The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, The White Man's Burden, Kim, Just So Stories, Puck of Pook's Hill, Rewards and Fairies & Other Indian Tales

by Rudyard Kipling

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Overview

Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English writer, born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers, and his tales for children, like "The Jungle Book". In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and to date, he remains its youngest recipient. Kipling's reputation has changed according to the social climate of the age. For Henry James, "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius that I have ever known", while, George Orwell called him a "prophet of British imperialism". On the other hand, Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, always described the novel Kim as his favourite book. This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: The Story of the Gadsbys, Plain Tales from the Hills, The Phantom Rickshaw..., The Light that Failed, The Jungle Books, Captains Courageous, The Day's Work, Stalky & Co., The White Man's Burden, Kim, Just So Stories, Puck of Pook's Hill, & Rewards and Fairies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781300117810
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 09/05/2012
Sold by: LULU PRESS
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 837,546
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His fiction works include The Jungle Book — a classic of children’s literature — and the rousing adventure novel Kim, as well as books of poems, short stories, and essays. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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