This fifth volume of "The Letters of Rudyard Kipling", fully annotated, is one of six volumes which form the first comprehensive publication of Kipling's letters. The letters are varied and interesting in themselves, and provide the means for a greatly enlarged understanding of Kipling's life and works. This volume focuses on Kipling's life through the post-war decade of the 1920s.
THOMAS PINNEY is William M. Keck Distinguished Service Professor of English, emeritus, at Pomona College, California, and former chair of the department. In addition to editing volumes 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Kipling's letters, he is editor of the Essays of George Eliot and the Letters of Thomas Babington Macaulay, and the author of A History of Wine in America.