Hardcover Book, Rudyard Kipling, Hilton Brown, First Edition, Biography, Reference
A wonderful book entitled Rudyard Kipling A New Appreciation by Hilton Brown.
This is a biography of Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) who was an English novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. He was born in British India, which inspired much of his work. Kipling's works of fiction include the Jungle Book duology (The Jungle Book, 1894; The Second Jungle Book, 1895), Kim (1901), the Just So Stories (1902) and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890). He is seen as an innovator in the art of the short story. His children's books are classics; one critic noted "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".
Charles Hilton Brown (1890–1961) who wrote under the name Hilton Brown, was a Scottish writer, poet, novelist and Indian Civil Service officer, who was known for his writings on the history and social life of Scotland and South India.
7½ x 5¼ inches
Published by Hamish Hamilton London -- Printed in Britian -- 1945 -- First Edition
This book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean and unmarked but yellowed from age. The book's cover has some staining on the front, bending at corners and light shelf ware. It is missing its dust cover.
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