Kim

Kim

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Reared in the teeming streets of India at the turn of the century, the orphan Kim is the 'Friend of the all the World', a cheeky imp with an endless interest in the extraordinary characters he meets daily. One of them, an old Tibetan lama, sets him on the path that will lead him to travel the Great Trunk Road, and become a spy for the British...
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 176 x 34mm | 358.34g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Reprint, Unabridged
  • maps
  • 0141332506
  • 9780141332505
  • 201,026

About Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was born in India, although educated in England. He was a prolific writer and recognized as a genius. In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His many books for children include Just So Stories and The Jungle Book.
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The Puffin Classics series is a perfect marriage of the old and the new. Enjoy some of the best books from the past and find out why and how they inspired some fo the best writers of the present. -- Julia Eccleshare * Lovereading4Kids *
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Review Text

"A work of positive genius, as radiant all over with intellectual light as the sky of a frosty night
with stars."
-The Atlantic Monthly
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Rating details

27,115 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
5 26% (7,138)
4 34% (9,270)
3 28% (7,557)
2 9% (2,326)
1 3% (824)
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