Torquay made an im­pres­sion on Ki­pling

Herald Express - - Letters & Opinion -

RUD­YARD Ki­pling may well have liked cer­tain as­pects of his home in Torquay, the im­pos­ing Rock House at Maiden­combe into which he moved in 1896, and although he also found the coun­try­side to be “un­de­ni­ably lovely,” he cer­tainly did not take to the town much (Chance to ex­plore valu­able story writer’s re­treat, Her­ald Ex­press, Oc­to­ber 31).

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