Book #160149

The Light That Failed

Rudyard Kipling
Book #160149 The Light That Failed. Rudyard Kipling.
The Light That Failed

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: New York: Manhattan Press, N.D.

An edition in good condition with normal shelfwear and slight discoloration. There is a previous owner's pencil signature on the front flyleaf.

The Light That Failed is a story of love, loss, and redemption. The novel follows the journey of two families, the Mee family and the Chough family, as they are both affected by the Great War. The Mee family is a wealthy family that is struggling to keep their business afloat while their son, Rudyard, is away fighting in the war. The Chough family is a family of coal miners who are struggling to make ends meet while their son, Willie, is away fighting in the war. Rudyard and Willie meet each other while they are both in the trenches and become friends. Willie tells Rudyard about the horrors of the war, and Rudyard tells Willie about his dreams of becoming a writer. The two families are able to connect through their shared experiences of the war, and they are able to heal their wounds. The Light That Failed is a story of hope and redemption.; 32mo; 313 pages.

Price: $22.50

Author Bio

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born December 30, 1865, English author and poet, born in Bombay, best known for The Jungle Book.Kipling split his boyhood between the markets of Bombay India and an abusive English foster home. His life of travel and tragedy led to two near nervous breakdowns, but made his creative work accessible to both the aristocracy and the common man. He died on January 18, 1936 as one of the most famous and highly paid writers of his time.

In 1907, Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.