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Quest for Kim

In Search of Kipling"s Great Game

by Peter Hopkirk

  • 179 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • History: World,
  • India,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Asia - India & South Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633157M
    ISBN 100472086340
    ISBN 109780472086344
    OCLC/WorldCa42366331

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In the Quest for Kim he steps away from being a historian of the British Raj and indulges his passion for the eponymous novel. His assumption is that you share his opinion of Kim and his interest in identifying the original people and places that inspired by:   Quest for Kim is a book that transports the reader, not just to the landscapes that Hopkirk meets on his travels in Kim's footsteps, but to the land-and time - scapes of Kim's world.

This is a type of book I truly love, and one of the better examples of a 'quest/in search of' travel narrative/5(27). Bottom Line: Paperback edition of The Quest for Kim by Peter Hopkirk is an easy read but not up to his standard.

Author and Historian Peter Hopkirk is one of the best resources for topics related to the Great Game. In the Quest for Kim he steps away from being a historian of the British Raj and indulges his passion for the eponymous novel/5(59).

For much of this Great Game classic was inspired by actual people and places, thus blurring the line between the real and the imaginary. Less a travel book than a literary detective story, this is the intriguingstory of Peter Hopkirk's quest for Kim.3/5(5). Where Kim was a work of fiction based upon stories, incidents, and the world Kipling knew, The Quest for Kim is the author's journey of discovering what, if any, of that world still exists.

I enjoyed reading the book, learning more of the history of the area, and learning about what still exists and what was, as far as the author or anyone else can Quest for Kim book, pure Kipling fiction.

Quest for Kim. This book is for all those who love Kim, that masterpiece of Indian life in which Kipling immortalized the Great Game.

Fascinated since childhood by this strange tale of an orphan boy's recruitment into the Indian secret service, Peter Hopkirk here retraces Kim's footsteps across Kipling's India to see how much of it remains.3/5(4).

Quest for Kim is a declaration of love, a reflection of an unabashed passion for a book, an author, a period of history, and en entire subcontinent and its people. Hopkirk has built his career upon chronicling the imperial struggle between Victorian England and czarist Russia for hegemony in India and Central Asia, and reading, Kim, he freely admits, launched him on that career.

Bottom Line: Paperback edition of The Quest for Kim by Peter Hopkirk is an easy read but not up to his standard. Author and Historian Peter Hopkirk is one of the best resources for topics related to the Great Game.

In the Quest for Kim he steps away from being a historian of the British Raj and indulges his passion for the eponymous novel/5(51). Kim is set in an imperialistic world; a world strikingly masculine, dominated by travel, trade and adventure, a world in which there is no question of the division between white and non-white.

Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel.

A quest faces them both. Born in India /5. Kim is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author Rudyard was first published serially in McClure's Magazine from December to October as well as in Cassell's Magazine from January to Novemberand first published in book form by Macmillan & Co.

Ltd in October The story unfolds against the backdrop of The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Author: Rudyard Kipling.

Less a travel book than a literary detective story, this is the intriguing story of Peter Hopkirk’s quest for Kim and a host of other shadowy figures.

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To attempt this with a fictional hero would normally be pointless; but Kim is different. For much of this Great Game classic was inspired by actual people and places, thus blurring the line between the real and the imaginary.

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Once upon a time (because at its heart, Kim is a fairy tale), there was an orphan boy named Kimball O'Hara, Kim for short. In fact, this isn't just any old fairy tale time: this book takes place specifically around the late s in British India.

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Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Quest for Kim Export () by Peter Range: $ - $ Get this from a library. Quest for Kim: in search of Kipling's great game. [Peter Hopkirk] -- Fascinated since childhood by Kim, that strange tale of an orphan boy's recruitment into the Indian secret service, Peter Hopkirk, the renowned author of The Great Game, here sets out on an.

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In ''Quest for Kim,'' Mr. Hopkirk, a former journalist of The Times of London and the author of several books on Central Asia, has written a very personal appreciation of a novel that inspired much of the activity of his own life. It is important to understand that : Richard Bernstein.

I had read them all when years later I came across yet another of his books, “Quest For Kim,” Hopkirk’s last book, in which he attempts to trace who the real-life people were who inspired.How would Kim be different if the Kim in the title were actually short for Kimberly?

In other words, what if Kim were a girl? Could girl-Kim have the same kinds of adventures that boy-Kim has at the turn of the twentieth century?

What kinds of extra restrictions might girl-Kim face on her quest for adventure?