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Light That Failed


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A novel by Kipling, published in Lipincott's Monthly Magazine (New York, 1890); it follows the relationship between adventurous soldier‐artist Dick Heldar and New Woman painter Maisie, tracking their mutual attraction and professional rivalry. It was reissued in 1891 with a significantly rewritten ending.

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Rudyard Kipling (1865—1936) writer and poet