"Kim and the Letter-Writer"

John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911)


Photographed plaster relief with ornamented frame

Rudyard Kipling's Kim, facing p.122

Scanned image and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

Kim is now uncomfortably togged up in "regimental stuff" (123) after being reclaimed by his father's regiment, and wants to send a message to Mahbub Ali, to help him escape. The scribe demands payment before embarking on his task.

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