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Kipling Sahib India and the making of Rudyard Kipling by Allen, Charles

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Published by Pegasus Books, Distributed by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


  • Kipling, Rudyard, -- 1865-1936,
  • Kipling, Rudyard, -- 1865-1936 -- Childhood and youth,
  • Kipling, Rudyard, -- 1865-1936 -- Homes and haunts -- India,
  • British -- India -- Biography,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCharles Allen.
LC ClassificationsPR4856 .A535 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 426 p. :
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23214600M
ISBN 101605980315
ISBN 109781605980317
LC Control Number2009379560

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