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This moving story from Rudyard Kipling is made all the more poignant thanks to the performances of Walter Zimmerman and Cindy Hardin Killavey. They, a story which has a touching connection to Kipling's own life, follows a man who has lost his way driving across Sussex. He happens upon an estate populated by playing children and a blind caretaker. The man and caretaker share a genial conversation, and then he sets back out on his path. Several weeks later, however, the man finds himself returning to the estate. With a clever delineation of facts and information, listeners soon realize what it is that keeps calling the man back to this mysterious but beautiful estate.

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Kipling was a British author and poet, born in India. He is best known for the many children's tales, his Indian spy novel Kim (1901), a number of poems, and many short stories. This gentle supernatural story is one of his best.
©1980 Jimcin Recordings (P)1980 Jimcin Recordings

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Terrific

This is great story and the two narrators did a wonderful job.
Highly recommended.

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  • Mrs A
  • 04-25-15

Weird!

Very strange... started really well actually. Then it got a little stranger and stranger... and the ending was completely non-sensicle to me!
Maybe it needs a second listen, or I just missed something completely!