In this major new work, distinguished biographer Gilmour not only explains how and why Rudyard Kipling wrote, but also explores the themes of his complicated life, his ideas, his relationships, and his views on the Empire and the future. 48 photos.

The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling 2003, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374528966

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling 2003, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712665186

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling 2002, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374187026

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling 2002, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719555398

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