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    DescriptionThis absorbing, widely praised biography brings a fresh and sympathetic eye to the career of the prolific writer whose popular Jungle Books and collections of poems like Barracks Room Ballads as well as the masterly novel Kim propelled him to the pinnacle of literary success before he was forty. With illuminative reinterpretations of his work, it also follows Kipling through the next three decades that took this complex, troubled, and brilliant man to tragic personal disappointments and galling disrepute among the lions of literary fashion. In all, biographer Ricketts brings vibrantly to life the diverse worlds of imperialist India and Victorian London that both inspired and betrayed Kipling's genius.


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    Title
    Rudyard Kipling
    Subtitle
    A Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harry Ricketts
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 627 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780786708307
    ISBN 10: 0786708301
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    DC21: 828.809
    BIC subject category V2: BGL
    DC22: 828/.809
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PR4856 .R54 2001
    Thema V1.0: DNBL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    16 January 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York