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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

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  • The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling (John Murray Publishers Ltd) – Hardcover (2002)
    by David Gilmour

    The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

    Hardcover, John Murray Publishers Ltd
    2002
    English
    362 pages

    ISBN: 0719555396
    ISBN-13: 9780719555398

    Rudyard Kipling was a unique figure in British history, a great writer and at the same time a great imperial icon. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature and added more phrases to the language than any man since Shakespeare, whilst his poems incarnated an era for millions of people who did not normally read poetry. A child of the Victorian age of imperial self-confidence, Kipling lived to see the rise of Hitler threaten his country's existence. The laureate of the Empire at its apogee, he foresaw that its demise would soon ... Show more

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