The Jungle Book

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This retelling of The Jungle Book is exciting and accessible to younger readers. "The man-cub is mine. Give him to me!" roars Shere Khan, the lame tiger. But Mowgli the man-cub is already deep in a cave, adopted by a family of wolves. Here, in the he ...Continua
Wrote 6/7/14
Yes I Know. No excuses for Rudyard Kipling and his Imperialism. His excesses of colonial times and exultation of European civilization’s superiority have to be blamed and harshly condemned. Nevertheless, I still love the Jungle Books. And I’ll love...Continua
ti bastan poche briciole, lo stretto indispensabile...
Conosco a memoria l'omonimo film di Walt Disney... ora finalmente ho anche letto il libro. Certamente per ragazzi ma piacevole anche per i più grandicelli, seppur nel genere. Tra l'altro ci sono anche storie relative ad altro, non solo a Mowgli & C....Continua
Even though it is a very clear imperial allegory, very out of date and vaguely patronising, I love it. The "non-jungle" stories are a little flat, maybe excluding the delicious Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, but the jungle stories are still awesome as they were w...Continua
Wrote 12/30/10
"Do you like Kipling?" "I don't know you naughty boy, I've never Kippled" Well, I finally "Kippled." I can't believe I've never read this book until now. Of course I recognize part of the stories from Walt Disney but found the book better, plus a li...Continua

Wrote May 05, 2011, 14:51
"What is this new folly, little dreamer of dreams?"
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Wrote Jun 08, 2010, 10:18
I dance on the hide of Shere Khan, but my heart is very heavy. My mouth is cut and wounded with the stones from the village, but my heart is very light, because I have come back to the jungle. Why? [...] Ahae! My heart is heavy with the things that...Continua
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Mario Faraone
Wrote Feb 12, 2018, 09:57
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book (Wordsworth Classics, 1993)
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book (Wordsworth Classics, 1993)
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book (Wordsworth Classics, 1993)

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