Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and for his tales for children. This collection includes some of Kipling's most beloved short stories, including 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi', 'The Man Who Would Be King', and 'Georgie Porgie'.
A sparkling collection of short stories by leading female authors including “Miss Brill” by Katharine Mansfield, “The Lifted Veil” by George Eliot and “A Venetian Night's Entertainment” by Edith Wharton.
A collection of Rudyard Kipling's finest poetry read by David Philo, Christopher Hassall, Emma Topping and Rudyard Kipling himself.
"Garbled! hard to understand."
This short story by Kipling of two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, is read by David Philo.
Here is the classic story of Benjamin Button, who is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man and ages backwards through his life. Recently adapted for the film starring Brad Pitt.