Kim

Kim

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Author: Rudyard Kipling
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 321
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171674267

Description

This novel is an outstanding and thrilling adventure story , is rated as a modern classic and recognized as Kipling's masterpiece.

Kim, a young Irish orphan, is brought up in the native quarter of Lahore. While he is accompanying a Tibetan lama on his search for the River of Immortality, Kim is picked up by the British and groomed for the Secret Service. His first assignment is to capture the papers of a Russian spy in the Himalayas.

The atmosphere of India, its bazaars and teeming millions, religions and superstitions, together with its portrait of the inner workings of the British Secret Service and the charming character of Kim, all combine to make this novel not only a modern classic but also an outstanding and thrilling adventure story. It is recognized as Keeping's masterpiece.