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Rudyard Kipling

Author: Andrew Lycett
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unravels the intricate story of a misunderstood genius who became Britain's most famous author in his day, published with a brand new introduction on the 150th anniversary of Rudyard Kipling's birth. Paragon of English virtues or racist imperialist? Andrew Lycett (acclaimed biographer of Ian Fleming) has returned to primary sources to tell the intricate story of a misunderstood genius who became Britain's most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Rudyard Kipling; Rudyard Kipling
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Lycett
ISBN: 9781474602983 1474602983
OCLC Number: 920858601
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Lycett.

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Richly detailed ... will still be read after the latest psychohistories and literary deconstructions have deconstructed one another to bits -- Noel Malcolm * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * Well researched and Read more...

 
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