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The Jungle Books Download ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ressed in miniature They are best known for the 'Mowgli' stories; the tale of a baby abandoned and brought up by wolves educated in the ways and secrets of the jungle by Kaa the python Baloo the. Yeah yeah ignore the White Man s Burden stuff Kipling is one of the best storytellers who ever lived and neither the author s obnoxious politics nor a complete butchery of this wonderful wonderful story in its many terrible movie incarnations can take away the fact that the Mowgli stories of this and the Second Jungle Book are some of the greatest tales ever created Read this for real It s a classic

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The Jungle Books Download ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Bear and Bagheera the black panther The stories a mixture of fantasy myth and magic are underpinned by Kipling's abiding preoccupation with the theme of self discovery and the nature of the 'La. Whilst I think it is important to note and be aware of Rudyard Kipling s acknowledged support for imperialism and colonialism when reading any of his works these aren t themes which I found to be particularly evident let alone prevalent throughout this book Whilst we may find his politics distasteful at best and abhorrent at worst I do think it is valid to judge a book or any other work of art outside of and standing alone from the artists political moral beliefs specifically and perhaps only when those views do not as in this case overwhelm or define the art which is produced On to the book Difficult at first when reading the first Mowgli stories for those of us who know and love the 1967 animated Disney version not to picture the animated characters in the context of the original stories However it transpires that the original book stories have little or nothing to do with the animated Disney film other than character names and the sporadic jungle setting Once I was able to transcend that brief initial barrier to the imagination I was then able to immerse myself fully in these stories to their full extentAs far as rating the book goes this was challenging as the stories varied from anything between 2 and 5 stars hence my eventual 4 star rating To give some idea I have listed the stories that I thought the most successful and enjoyed the most as well as some that I found somewhat tedious and ultimately pointlessFavourites not in any orderThe White SealRikki Tikki Tavi Toomai of the Elephants The Miracle of Purun BhagatHow Fear CameThe King s AnkusuiuernThe Spring RunningKaa s Hunting Tiger Tiger Most definitely bottom of the listHer Majesty s ServantsThe UndertakersI didn t enjoy much of the poetry in between all the stories with the odd notable exceptionOverall and bearing in mind the number of great stories vs the number of ones that I think really should have been left out this is a generally great collection of stories which creates a fantastic anthropomorphised world not just of the jungle but of many other scenarios outside ofsignificantly remote from the jungle as well which came as a surprise This is written with such skill and creativity in some cases creating and resulting in some almost perfect short stories

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The Jungle Books Download ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF The Jungle Books can be regarded as classic stories told by an adult to children But they also constitute a complex literary work of art in which the whole of Kipling's philosophy of life is exp. My new favouriteIncredible 1010Timeless So much thought and imagination Animal lover foreverEverything made sense the laws of the jungle Can t rememeber the last time i read something so amazing and uniueI dont cry reading books but this nearly got me at the end

  • Paperback
  • 368
  • The Jungle Books
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • English
  • 15 October 2017
  • 9780451529756