From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel Rudyard Kipling

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From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel  by  Rudyard Kipling

From Sea to Sea: Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling
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I want to go Home! I want to go back to India! I am miserable. The steamship Nawab at this time of the year ought to have been empty, instead of which we have one hundred first-class passengers and sixty-six second. All the pretty girls are in the latter class. -from No. VI Though he achieved lasting fame with his childrens tale The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling left us with a vast array of writing that has fallen into sad-and unwarranted-obscurity. This collection of notes and essays on his world travels reveals a man bursting with self-deprecating wit, keen observational powers, and an intelligent awareness of his own cultural biases and prejudices.

First published in 1899, this volume serves as a delightful reminder of Kiplings genius, and includes: . an account of attending the theater in Japan and visiting Shinto shrines . an exploration of Indias city of elephants and a meeting with the naughty children of Iquique . notes on a journey to San Francisco and the taking of tea with the natives there . an explanation of how to manufacture ethnological theories at railroad speed . and much more. OF INTEREST TO: Kipling fans, readers of classic English literature, armchair travelers Also available from Cosimo Classics: Kiplings short-story collection The Courting of Dinah Shadd British author and poet RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-1936) was born in colonial India, a locale that inspired his best-known works, The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and Gunga Din (1892).

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.



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