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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 (Pimlico) – Trade paperback (2003)
    by David Gilmour

    The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

    Trade paperback, Pimlico
    2003
    384 pages

    ISBN: 0712665188
    ISBN-13: 9780712665186

    Rudyard Kipling was a unique figure in British history, a great writer and a great imperial icon. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature, he added more phrases to the language than any man since Shakespeare, yet he was also the Apostle of the British Empire, a man who 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 ... Show more

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