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By Charlene Lunnon, Lisa Hoodless, Gill Paul

In 1999, on the gentle age of ten, Charlene Lunnon and Lisa Hoodless have been snatched as they walked to college. Over the following week, they have been held captive, tortured, raped and nearly killed. information of the girls' disappearance ruled the headlines, and the total nation held its breath, praying for his or her secure go back as a major police hunt didn't occur any clues. yet then a miracle occurred. the ladies have been stumbled on alive, their abductor was once arrested and the case used to be closed.

But there has been to be no such closure for Charlene and Lisa. Over the arriving years, their friendship used to be strained to verge of collapse, as they struggled to reconcile themselves to their painful thoughts and to every other.

Abducted is their fabulous first-hand, insider account of ways it feels to be abducted, how they survived their terrible ordeal and the way they've got came upon the power to maneuver on and rebuild their lives.

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Are the Jungle Booksa kind of Greyfriars. But the merits of the individual Mowgli stories vary very much. Only a few, and perhaps only parts of these, show Kipling at his \·ery top form. The interest in the Mowgli group as a whole cannot really be a literary one. It is connected with his pervasive idea of the Law which is expressed in them more continuously than in the rest of his work, although hardly less obscurely. But first I should mention the two or three non-Mowgli stories whose excellence has been overshadowed by that attractive jungle predecessor of Kim.

Dalloway; and when one reads of Kim's thoughts, "this adventure, though he did not know the English word, was a stupendous lark," one is reminded of the opening passage of Virginia Woolf's novel (Clarissa's thoughts as she steps out into the streets of London}: "What a lark! " It is a note of delight in life, of openness to people and things that is maintained throughout the novel and is the essence of its magic. Kipling's passionate interest in people and their vocabularies and their crafts is, of course, the essence of the magic of all his work.

It is, of course, the treasure of the kings who once ruled in the ruined city, gold and jewels in abundance, described by Kipling in a restrained Yellow Book manner that is as pleasing as it is fitting. The white cobra is one of Kipling's most fascinating creatures. In it he suggests that sense of something repulsive and frightening that, if we are honest, we must admit to find in some very old people. His situation is immediately pathetic to us-an old lost creature, faithful to his duty, not understanding that the world above is not still a wonder city of kings and palaces and royal elephants, not knowing that the jungle has taken over.

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