Puck of Pook"s Hill (Penguin Classics) by Rudyard Kipling

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ContributionsSarah Wintle (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9304323M
ISBN 100140183531
ISBN 109780140183535

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The references to Something of Myself, Kipling's Autobiography, are from the Macmillan Uniform Edition of England. Pook's Hill - Puck's Hill - Puck's Hill - Pook's Hill.

It's as plain as the nose on my face.' He pointed to the bare, fern-covered slope of Pook's Hill that runs up from the far side of the mill-stream to a dark wood. Beyond that wood the ground rises and rises for five hundred feet, till at last you climb out on the bare top of Beacon File Size: KB.

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