Festival talks by Andrew Lycett

56. KIPLING: A MAN FOR OUR TIMES

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Since his mauling by Orwell in the 1940s, people have been wary about the so-called ‘bard of empire’. Kipling’s acclaimed biographer Andrew Lycett takes you back to the India which formed Britain’s first ever Nobel laureate for literature, looks at his fascinating life, and argues for his enduring relevance and interest.

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