Opium dens, curses, ghostly tombs – these sinister tales of Imperial India made Kipling's name as a writer.
Rudyard Kipling is one of the most magical storytellers in the English language. This new selection brings together the best of his short writings, following the development of his work over fifty years.
With The Jungle Books Rudyard Kipling drew on ancient beast fables, Buddhist philosophy and memories of his Anglo-Indian childhood to create a rich, symbolic portrait of man and nature, and an eternal classic of childhood.
A gloriously presented gift book containing all aspects of Kipling's verse, from party pieces such as Mandalay and If, to the powerful epigrams he produced in response to the war.
A beautiful Puffin Classics hardback inspired by the V&A Museum's collection of the work of William Morris.
Among Kipling's most loved works, the Just So Stories have been continually in print since 1902.
Part of a series of new editions of Kipling's works in Penguin Classics, this volume contains a General Preface by Jan Montefiore and an introduction by Harish Trivedi placing the novel in its literary and social context.