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War stories and poems

Rudyard Kipling

War stories and poems

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Literary collections,
  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Literary collections,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Literary collections,
  • War stories, English,
  • War poetry, English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRudyard Kipling ; edited with an introduction and notes by Andrew Rutherford.
    GenreLiterary collections
    SeriesOxford world"s classics
    ContributionsRutherford, Andrew, 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4852 .R87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxix, 364 p. ;
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24037885M
    ISBN 109780199555505
    LC Control Number2009504349

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War stories and poems book

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