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About the Author

Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in 1865. During his time at the United Services College, he began to write poetry, privately publishing Schoolboy Lyrics in 1881. The following year he started work as a journalist in India, and while there produced a body of work, stories, sketches, and poems --including "Mandalay," "Gunga Din," and "Danny Deever"--which made him an instant literary celebrity when he returned to England in 1889. While living in Vermont with his wife, an American, Kipling wrote The Jungle Books, Just So Stories, and Kim--which became widely regarded as his greatest long work, putting him high among the chronicles of British expansion. Kipling returned to England in 1902, but he continued to travel widely and write, though he never enjoyed the literary esteem of his early years. In 1907, he became the first British writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize. He died in 1936

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451507129
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Author:
Kipling, Rudyard
Author:
Cunliffe, Marcus
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Publication Date:
19610801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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