Kim is a picaresque novel by Rudyard Kipling. It was first published serially in McClure's Magazine from December 1900 to October 1901 as well as in Cassell's Magazine from January to November 1901,... More > and first published in book form by Macmillan & Co. Ltd in October 1901. The story unfolds against the backdrop of The Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. It is set after the Second Afghan War which ended in 1881, but before the Third, probably in the period 1893–98. The novel is notable for its detailed portrait of the people, culture, and varied religions of India. "The book presents a vivid picture of India, its teeming populations, religions, and superstitions, and the life of the bazaars and the road."< Less
Kim, aka Kimball O'Hara, is the orphan son of a British soldier and a half-caste opium addict in India. While running free through the streets of Lahore as a child he befriends a British secret... More > service agent. Later, attaching himself to a Tibetan Lama on a quest to be freed from the Wheel of Life, Kim becomes the Lama's disciple, but is also used by the British to carry messages to the British commander in Umballa. Kim's trip with the Lama along the Grand Trunk Road is only the first great adventure in the novel.< Less
Venus Uranus – Uranium - conjunction in reptilian Ophiuchus – the ascendant of the USA is to the upper left in Serpens Cauda – right above the stargate of hell and Kim’s... More > Jupiter and Neptune, Another Kim has her ascendant in Serpens Cauda above as well.< Less
In a collection of short stories, a group of multicultural characters explore their surroundings through a cosmopolitan point of view.
A girl falls in love with a gorgeous anonymous waiter at an... More > odd restaurant, while the love of another woman's life is mysteriously taken. A couple find themselves walking the line between living and creating life, and a wife finds true love, finally.
In Both Kims, you will take a revealing tour of our world through the eyes and lives of culturally mixed young people. What you find, may surprise you.< Less