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The Jungle Books – Rudyard Kipling

(Penguin Classics 2000, originally published as ‘The Jungle Book’ in 1894 and ‘The Second Jungle Book’ in 1895) Is it a shameful confession to reveal that I never read either of the Jungle Books when I was a child (though … Continue reading

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Kim – Rudyard Kipling

A short review, since Kim is a classic, and surely has been read more often than most of the books I’ve reviewed here. I hardly need to summarise the story: Kim O’Hara, the orphaned son of a former soldier in … Continue reading

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