Author:ALLEN, Charles KIPLING, Rudyard

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Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author

By: ALLEN, Charles KIPLING, Rudyard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, London, 2007, ISBN:9780316726559:

Seller ID: 111054


ALLEN, Charles. Kipling Sahib : India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling. (London) : Little, Brown, (2007). First British Edition. Pp (8),ix-xix,(3),1-426,+ 16 pp plates. Text illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, red lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "This is the story of the forgotten Kipling: 'Ruddy' the troubled youth eager to be accepted by Anglo-Indian society but too arrogant for his own good. A boy terrified of heat, darkness, and disease; a teenager who suffered a series of physical and mental breakdowns and turned to opiates for relief. A young man compelled to ta... View more info