PRESS RELEASE Dec 2012: Kipling & Trix

a novel about Kipling and his sister by Mary Hamer  WINNER OF THE VIRGINIA PRIZE FOR FICTION  A unique insight into the life of one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century; one whose private life was obsessively well-guarded. An incredible and theatrical tale: Hamer’s work of fiction uncovers the truth about [...]

Kim’s World, India, Tibet and the Great Game

Kipling’s ‘Kim’ is strongly rooted in reality both in its images of late nineteenth century India and in several of its actual characters. In this talk you will meet the originals of the Lama, the Babu and others and see how the novel reflects both the reality of the Great Game played across Central Asia [...]