Friday, February 24, 2006

BOOKS: Kim by Rudyard Kipling

I finished reading Kim last night. While I avoid British colonial literature in general, the admiration for Kipling by some authors I enjoy persuaded me to try Kim.

I was charmed by Kim, and Kipling's literary India, where all supporting characters endear in their own manner.

And Kimball O'Hara himself, a boy poised between the worldly concerns of The Great Game, and the spiritual pursuits of the Lama.

It's good to try some new books once in a while.

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