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who did rudyard kipling influence

  • Rudyard Kipling is an influence of Ernest Hemingway, Roald Dahl, Robert A. Heinlein, Henry James and Jorge Luis Borges, among others.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway

  • Roald Dahl
    Roald Dahl
    Roald Dahl

  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein

  • Henry James
    Henry James
    Henry James

  • Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • H. L. Mencken
    H. L. Mencken
    H. L. Mencken

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • Robert E. Howard
    Robert E. Howard
    Robert E. Howard

  • H. Rider Haggard
    H. Rider Haggard
    H. Rider Haggard

  • Gene Wolfe
    Gene Wolfe
    Gene Wolfe