The Letters of Rudyard Kipling V5 1920-30 (Letters of Rudyard Kipling)ISBN: 0877458987;
Book DescriptionThe most popular author of his day and a paradox who was both an assertive British imperialist and a man of sensitivity and wide reading, Rudyard Kipling is best remembered now as the author of The Jungle Book , the Just-So Stories , and Kim . He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907?the first Englishman to receive this prize. Fully annotated, volumes 5 and 6 conclude the publication of Kipling?s letters, a heroic effort that began with the publication of volume 1 in 1990. Volume 5 covers Kipling?s renewed energy after the stress of world war and the tragedy of his only son?s death at the Battle of Loos in 1915. During these years he traveled extensively (France, Germany, Scotland, Spain,Belgium, Italy, Egypt, Jamaica, Bermuda, and Brazil), received three honorary degrees (from the University of Edinburgh, the Sorbonne, and the University of Strasbourg), published six books ( Letters of Travel, The Irish Guards in...
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