Quest for "Kim": In Search of Kipling's Great Game

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Because of a childhood fascination with Kipling''s story about Kim, the author travelled widely through the regions in which the tale is set. He tells of how the original was based on real characters, whilst simultaneously relating the story of Kim.'

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'A brilliant jigsaw' (Patrick Leigh Fermor, Spectator, Books of the Year)

'This beautifully written and beguiling travel book will fascinate even those who have never read Kim' (Scotsman)

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An examination of Kipling's Kim, showing that most of the characters were inspired by actual individuals. Likewise, the locations in the novel are real, all of them familiar to the young Kipling when he worked as a reporter on a Lahore newspaper.

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