In an essay on Kipling in his A Choice of Kipling’s Verse, T.S. Eliot wrote: “As a man grows older, he may turn to new subject matter, or he may treat the same material in a different way; as we age we both live in a different world, and become different men in the same world.”Sage words from a Nobel laureate. They haunt me as I write a third novel. I’ve had to pluck many people and pictures out of the thin air of a memory of some passage in my life. As I recall characters and incid