The novel, published in 1901, tells the story of Kimball O'Hara, an orphan boy from an Irish sergeant. Kim is poor and lives begging. His wanderings will enable him to be involved in a job of espionage between Russians and English.
Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December 1865 in Bombay. British writer and poet of Indian origins, in 1907 (when he was only 41 years old) Kipling received the Nobel Prize for Literature. His novels include: Captains Courageous and The Man Who Would Be King. He died in London, the 18 January 1936.