Just So Stories

The World has always yearned for creation stories. We cannot hope to know where we are going if we do not know from where we came.Rudyard Kipling’s whimsical tales of the...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Undertakers

An Adjutant-crane, a jackal and a giant crocodile are talking by the river, under a newly built railway bridge. The crocodile remembers the good old days, when he used to catch...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Mark Of The Beast

Fleete is an Englishman who is traveling to India. Unfortunately, the poor man has no prior understanding or respect for Indian culture and ends up desecrating a holy statue in...

Just So Stories For Little Children

The "Just So Stories for Little Children" is among Kipling's best known and loved work. The stories focus on different animals, and how they got their distinctive features. You...

American Notes

"In American Notes", the Anglo-Indian Rudyard Kipling visits the USA, and the travel-diary that came out of it offers an interesting view of the America of the 1880's.Kipling...

The Jungle Book

Besides the boy Mowgli, the characters are animals or rather human archetypes in animal form. The stories, set in a forest in India, have themes like abandonment followed by...

Captain Courageous

Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen year old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. The...

Puck Of Pook's Hill

Puck of Pook's Hill is a children's book by Rudyard Kipling, published in 1906, containing a series of short stories set in different periods of history. The stories are all told...

The Village That Voted the Earth Was Flat

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. "The Village that Voted the Earth was Flat" is one of Kipling's rare humorous...

Little Tobrah

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. "Little Tobrah" is a disturbing murder story set in India. The eight year old...

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