Traffics and Discoveries (20th Century Classics)

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9780140183757: Traffics and Discoveries (20th Century Classics)

The initial story of this collection, "The Captive", demonstrates the imaginative nature of Kipling's engagement with the political and military questions raised by the Boer War in the character of an American inventor and his passionate commitment to a gun.

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Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay in 1865. During his time at the United Services College, he began to write poetry, privately publishing Schoolboy Lyrics in 1881. The following year he started work as a journalist in India, and while there produced a body of work, stories, sketches, and poems including Mandalay, Gunga Din, and Danny Deeverwhich made him an instant literary celebrity when he returned to England in 1889. While living in Vermont with his wife, an American, Kipling wrote The Jungle Books, Just So Stories, and Kimwhich became widely regarded as his greatest long work, putting him high among the chronicles of British expansion. Kipling returned to England in 1902, but he continued to travel widely and write, though he never enjoyed the literary esteem of his early years. In 1907, he became the first British writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize. He died in 1936

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Rudyard Kipling
Published by Penguin Classics (1991)
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