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Title:Kim
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Penguin Classics
ISBN:0140183523
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Number of Pages:366
Category:Classics, Fiction, India, Historical fiction, Adventure

Kim by Rudyard Kipling, Edward Said

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Kim Kim is set in an imperialistic world a world strikingly masculine dominated by travel trade and adventure a world in which there is no question of the division between white and non white .

Two men a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest the lama are at the center of the novel A quest faces them both Born in India Kim is nevertheless white a sahib While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism he is also spiritually bound to the lama His aim as he moves chameleon like through the two cultures is to reconcile these opposing strands while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life .

A celebration of their friendship in a beautiful but often hostile environment Kim captures the opulence of India s exotic landscape overlaid by the uneasy presence of the British Raj

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