It was the same in the first Jungle Book. This needs to be mended on my part and I am intending to read some other works from this brilliant mind whose prose and voice are full of wisdom and simply brilliant. Je donne donc 3 à ce livre qui m'a légèrement déçu, je m'attendais à plus et surtout je croyais que Mowgli et ses compagnons occuperaient tout le livres, alors qu'ils n'en prennent que le premier tiers environ. I couldn't help but give them the full five stars, because they evoked such strong feelings within me, while also telling such fascinating stories about the laws of the jungle. It just wasn't what I wanted for a story in The Second Jungle Book.
While In the beginning, this book was quite confusing for me. Unique editorial features that help Everyman Paperback Classics stand out from the crowd include: a leading scholar or literary critic's introduction to the text, a biography of the author, a chronology of her or his life and times, a historical selection of criticism, and a concise plot summary. Mowgli, a baby lost in the jungles of India, is found and adopted by a family of wolves who raise him as one of their own cubs. It is rather humbling how true and sincere these subtle nuances are expressed emphatically and gentle, yet they hit the mark precise and perfectly. In these stories, Mowgli becomes master of the jungle, is best friends with Kaa the rock python , destroys the village that cast him and his foster mother out, and saves his pack from destruction.
If you liked the first Jungle Book, which is still in print; this one isn't you'll like this book, as well. If you time it correctly, both Jungle Books can hit you perfectly at just the right age. I can't say I enjoyed all the death, but somehow it kind of works in the context of the stories. Mowgli speaks to the animals in their own language; he lives the life of the wolves, partaking in their perils and adventures. He learns the ways of the jungle as no hunter or native ever can.
He gets captured by some monkeys and he is saved by his friends. I will hunt alone in the Jungle. Incidentally, the contrast between the Mowgli featured in most of the stories in this book and the Mowgli of Disney fame is even starker that it was in the first collection. Los enterradores donde un cocodrilo es el protagonista y cuenta una historia a un chacal y a un ave. Included are the stories of Mowgli destoying a village, fighting the wild red dogs, and finding an ancient treasure. Little did I know that will so different and not have any connection with the previous one.
He is chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children. If I had a child, since they don't show the film any more, this would be a regular on the bedtime story list, and not just for the language. A final note: Anyone who has read and enjoyed Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book should check out Gaiman's original inspiration and source material, The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book. He learns the ways of the jungle as no hunter or native ever can. I am pretty sure there are people that love this book , maybe my expectation for it were way to high, maybe I will re read it sometime and change my mind. But the author's heart isn't in it.
Second: this book especially in conjunction with the first reminds me heavily of how the movie Labyrinth is and should have been. The first book sold well and was popular. How the Camel Got his Hump 3. Instead he has to deal with the pettiness, prejudice, and loss. The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo 7. Howard flavor to it, and obviously shows the influence Kipling had on Howard's writing. Las historias de Mowgli me encantan, sus aventuras y aunque me disgusta el cierre de esta historia y más como lo hiz Préstamo Biblioteca.
Also, we have the stories of an old Brahmin holy man, a man-eating crocodile, and as out of place as Kotick the White Seal in the first volume an Inuit seal hunter. My favorite story was The King's Ankus, because Mowgli and Bagheera together is the best team! There were only two stories this time around that I didn't like as much, and gave one 3 stars, one 4 stars, while all others got a full 5 stars from me. The first is a great adventure story, and the second is a level up, sadder and about growing up and everything. And there are some great poems accompanying each story. There were only two stories this time around that I didn't like as much, and gave one 3 stars, one 4 stars, while all others got a full 5 stars from me. Of those, I really like Rikki-Tikki-Tava and am pretty indifferent to the rest.
The Jungle Book, 10th Printing, Painted Cover. He learns the ways of the jungle as no hunter or native ever can. He has many different adventures. Only one story that didn't involve Mowgli Quiquern got 5 stars, and the final two stories The Miracle of Purun Bhagat 4 stars and The Undertakers 3 stars were good, but didn't strike me with the same feelings. On y vit des aventures incroyables dans un univers magnifique. I understand what Kipling wanted to do but frankly it did not have the effect of the first. If you liked the first Jungle Book, which is still in print; this one isn't you'll like this book, as well.