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Rudyard Kipling

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Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India to British parents on December 30, 1865. In 1871, Rudyard and his sister, Trix, aged three, were left to be cared for by a couple in Southsea, England. Five years passed before he saw his parents again. His sense of desertion and despair were later expressed in his story “Baa Baa, Black Sheep” (1888), in his novel The Light that failed (1890), and his autobiography, Something of Myself (1937). As late as 1935 Kipling still spoke bitterly of the “House of Desolation” at Southsea: “I should like to burn it down and plough... Read More

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Captains Courageous

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 1, 1985
Price: $3.95

The classic story of spoiled rich boy, Harvey Cheyne, who is lost overboard on a transatlantic crossing and saved by the men aboard a fishing boat. After much protest, Harvey finally learns what it means to work for a living. Read more >
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Captains Courageous

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $2.99

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Collected Stories

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Hardcover, 960 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 18, 1994
Price: $29.00

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The Jungle Book

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: September 27, 1994
Price: $16.95

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The Jungle Book

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Introduction by Neil Gaiman


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $10.99

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The Jungle Book

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Introduction by Neil Gaiman


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $9.99

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The Jungle Books

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: December 1, 1985
Price: $4.95

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The Jungle Books

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $1.99

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Just So Stories

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 3, 1992
Price: $15.95

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Kim

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Introduction by Pankaj Mishra


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $8.00

This edition features newly commissioned end-notes and a Reading Group Guide.

Filled with lyrical, exotic prose and nostalgia for Rudyard Kipling’s native India, Kim is widely acknowledged as the author’s greatest novel and a key element in his winning the 1907 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the tale of an orphaned... Read more >
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Kim

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Hardcover, 360 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: March 21, 1995
Price: $22.00

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Kim

Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: April 1, 1983
Price: $4.95

Kim is an orphan, living from hand to mouth in the teeming streets of Lahore. One day he meets a man quite unlike anything in his wide experience, a Tibetan lama on a quest. Kim's life suddenly acquires meaning and purpose as he becomes the lama's guide and protector--his chela. Other... Read more >
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Kim

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Translated by Pankaj Mishra


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $2.99

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Kipling: Poems

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.95

Beloved for his fanciful and engrossing children’s literature, controversial for his enthusiasm for British imperialism, Rudyard Kipling remains one of the most widely read writers of Victorian and modern English literature. In addition to writing more than two dozen works of fiction, including Kim and The Jungle Book, Kipling was a... Read more >
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Kipling: Poems

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Peter Washington


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

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Rudyard Kipling
Complete Verse
Written by Rudyard Kipling


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 27, 1988
Price: $22.95

Witty, profound, wildly funny, acerbic and occasionally savage, Rudyard Kipling's poems continue to delight readers of all ages. Included are both the familiar favorites and Kipling's lesser-known works. This is the only complete collection of Kipling's poems available in paperback. Read more >

The Wish House and Other Stories

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Craig Raine
Introduction by Craig Raine


Format: eBook, 492 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $2.99

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The Wish House and Other Stories

Written by Rudyard Kipling
Edited by Craig Raine
Introduction by Craig Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 492 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 10, 2002
Price: $23.00

Rudyard Kipling, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1907, has long been considered an important and vibrant, even controversial, storyteller and poet. The Wish House and Other Stories is a collection of Kipling’s finest works, including the stories “In the House of Suddhoo,” “The Disturber of Traffic,” and “The... Read more >
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