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Ebook Capitanes intrépidos by Rudyard Kipling read! Book Title: Capitanes intrépidos
The size of the: 680 KB
Edition: Ediciones El País
Date of issue: 2004
ISBN: 8496246566
The author of the book: Rudyard Kipling
Language: English
Format files: PDF
ISBN 13: 9788496246560

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I read most of this aloud to my older boys as I was putting them to sleep at night, and I think that's probably the best way to navigate through Kipling's tale. It's a lot of fun, but if you're reading silently, not trying on the accents as Kipling's written them, I think you miss a lot. This book is chock full of sailing terms that Kipling never explains, nor does he provide a glossary, but I liked this. Much of the time, I didn't understand what the characters were talking about in their daily business of sailing and fishing, but in a way my experience mirrored that of the main character, spoiled landlubber brat who is forced to get his sea legs. Kipling's narration somewhat mirrors the slang and dialect of his characters, so it is very much a character itself, and I'm glad he didn't step out of it to explain the slang and terms. It would have shattered the illusion. A lot of readers don't like this. They want to understand everything they read. I think some literature, like some film, can be an unexplainable but nevertheless vivid experience, like a Terence Malick film with much more humor and swagger. We all celebrate Shakespeare, but if you don't allow the swing and rhythm of his language to envelop you, you're going to work very hard to explain every line to yourself rather than just experience it as it unfolds. This book is the same way.

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Ebook Capitanes intrépidos read Online! Joseph Rudyard Kipling was a journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including The Man Who Would Be King (1888). His poems include Mandalay (1890), Gunga Din (1890), The Gods of the Copybook Headings (1919), The White Man's Burden (1899), and If— (1910). He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James said: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known." In 1907, at the age of 41, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and its youngest recipient to date. He was also sounded out for the British Poet Laureateship and on several occasions for a knighthood, both of which he declined.

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907 "in consideration of the power of observation, originality of imagination, virility of ideas and remarkable talent for narration which characterize the creations of this world-famous author."

Kipling kept writing until the early 1930s, but at a slower pace and with much less success than before. On the night of 12 January 1936, Kipling suffered a haemorrhage in his small intestine. He underwent surgery, but died less than a week later on 18 January 1936 at the age of 70 of a perforated duodenal ulcer. Kipling's death had in fact previously been incorrectly announced in a magazine, to which he wrote, "I've just read that I am dead. Don't forget to delete me from your list of subscribers."


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