Selected Verse (Hardcover)

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By Rudyard Kipling, Lizzy Welby (Introduction by)
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Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

In his lifetime, Kipling was widely regarded as the unofficial Poet Laureate, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907. His poetry is striking for its many rhythms and popular forms of speech, and Kipling was equally at home with dramatic monologues and extended ballads. He is often thought of as glorifying war, militarism, and the British Empire, but an attentive reading of the poems does not confirm that view.

This edition has an introduction by Lizzy Welby and the endorsement of the Kipling Society, of which Dr Welby is a Council Member.

About the Author


Rudyard Kipling was the author of The Jungle Book, Captains Courageous, and Kim.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781909621831
ISBN-10: 1909621838
Publisher: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2016
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: MacMillan Collector's Library