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Gunga Din and other favorite poems

Rudyard Kipling (author)

Gunga Din and other favorite poems

Title
Gunga Din and other favorite poems
Author
Rudyard Kipling
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Dover, 1990
74 p.
ISBN
0-486-26471-8

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling ( RUD-yərd; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). 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."

Kipling in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was among the United Kingdom's most popular writers. Henry James said "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius, as distinct from fine intellig…Read more on Wikipedia

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