In this audiobook Brian Wright uses family memories and extracts from Rudyard Kipling's prose and verse to bring us a unique and personal picture of Britain's previous involvement in Afghanistan. BACKGROUND: Afghanistan is frequently in the news today but it is not always remembered that the current conflict is Britain’s fourth Afghan War.
The funny and poignant autobiography of Jerome K Jerome, who is best known for his comic novel Three Men in a Boat. Jerome struggled against poverty and obscurity, not to mention his improbable name, for many years before Three Men in a Boat made him a celebrity and the friend of other celebrities. A man of deep human sympathies and principles, he lived through and engaged with, a time - like our own - of unprecedented changes and inventions.