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Author: Rudyard Kipling; Alan Sandison
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Kimball O'Hara, the orphaned son of an Irish soldier, who spends his childhood as a vagabond in Lahore. With an old Tibetan lama, he travels through India, enthralled by the 'roaring whirl' of the landscape and cities of richly colored bazaars and immense diversity of people. Creates a vision of harmony - and of India - that unites the secular and the spiritual, the life of action with that of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudyard Kipling; Alan Sandison
ISBN: 9780199536467 0199536465
OCLC Number: 226357883
Description: xxxviii, 306 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Rudyard Kipling ; edited with an introduction and notes by Alan Sandison.

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Kim (1901) is one of Kipling's masterpieces. Through the story of the young orphan Kimball O'Hara, and his vocation in the Secret Service, Kipling presents a vivid picture of India, its teeming  Read more...

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