By Rudyard Kipling
* short yet informative introductions to the novels and different works
* pictures of the way the novels first seemed, giving your Kindle a style of the unique texts
* the entire novels and every with their very own contents table
* THE JUNGLE e-book and different well known collections are absolutely illustrated
* the entire brief tales, with first-class formatting, and contents tables
* infrequent brief tale collections like ABAFT THE FUNNEL – first time in electronic print
* comprises all of Kipling’s non-fiction conflict writings – spend hours exploring Kipling’s stories of global battle I – many to be had in no different collection
* EVEN contains Kipling’s poetry with targeted contents desk – locate that particular poem quickly!
* the infrequent heritage textbook Kipling contributed to for schools
* the absolutely illustrated warfare textual content THE GRAVES OF THE FALLEN which Kipling used to be commissioned to write down via the British Government
* packed packed with photographs in terms of Kipling’s lifestyles, works, areas and movie adaptations
* boasts a unique feedback part, with works by way of writers akin to G.K. Chesterton, Orwell and Gallienne, studying Kipling’s contribution to literature
* specific BONUS textual content of Kipling’s autobiography - discover the author’s attention-grabbing lifestyles!
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