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The Light that Failed [annotated]

Book Description
Originally published in 1891, The Light that Failed is Rudyard Kipling's semi-autobiographical first novel. Critics who had praised him for Plain Tales from the Hills were shocked at the unhappy ending and deviation from his usual style, but none could deny the power of Kipling's writing.

The Light that Failed tells the story of war artist Dick Heldar, his doomed love for childhood sweethea... More
Book Information
PublisherVictorian Secrets Limited
BindingKindle Edition (192 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages246
Publication Date12/26/2011
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About Rudyard Kipling (Author) : Rudyard Kipling is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a series editor. Some of the published credits of Rudyard Kipling include Just So Stories, Soldiers Three, Kim (Everyman's Library (Pape... more
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About Paul Fox (Editor) : Paul Fox is a published editor of young adult books. A published credit of Paul Fox is Robert Browning (Bloom's Classic Critical Views).
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