Author:  Reading World Books  |  :  Sep 10, 2021  |  :   19th, britishempire, century, fiction, india, raj

Kim (1901) is Rudyard Kipling's story of an orphan born in colonial India and torn between love for his native India and the demands of Imperial loyalty to his Irish-English heritage and to the British Secret Service. Long recognized as Kipling's finest work, Kim was a ...

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Author:  Reading World Books  |  :  Sep 10, 2021  |  :   bolívar, fiction, simón

Old and ill, General Simon Bolivar reexamines his life--reliving his campaigns, recalling his romances, and revealing himself as a lover, libertine, and fighter--during a seven-month voyage down the Magdalena River

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Author:  Reading World Books  |  :  Sep 10, 2021  |  :   19th, century, dickens, fiction

Drugs, sexual obsession and a possible murder are the themes of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Also contained in this collection are lesser-known stories and sketeches that deal with subjects as diverse as murder, guilt and childhood.

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