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Vendor: HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date: 2014
Kimball (Kim) O'Hara is an Irish orphan who makes his living by begging and working small jobs on the streets of Lahore in colonial India during the late nineteenth century. When Kim encounters a Tibetan lama who is seeking to free himself from the Wheel of Things, Kim decides to join the lama’s journey, but soon finds himself thrust into a world of international conflict between Russia and Britain.
Kim was first published as a book in 1901 by Rudyard Kipling and was adapted into a film in 1950 starring Errol Flynn. It has since been adapted into two made-for-television films, one of which starred Peter O’Toole. Kim is considered Kipling’s best novel, as well as one of the most popular British novels of its time.
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Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay (now known as Mumbai), India, but returned with his parents to England at the age of five. Among Kipling’s best-known works are The Jungle Book, Just So Stories, and the poems “Mandalay” and “Gunga Din.” Kipling was the first English-language writer to receive the Nobel Prize for literature (1907) and was among the youngest to have received the award.
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