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Kipling Novels

  • The Jungle Book was published in 1894, and tells of the child Mowgli who is a foundling brought up by wolves. Various animals - among them the wise black panther, Bagheera, and Baloo the sleepy bear - teach him the rules or 'Laws' of the jungle. He learns about the great enmity between Mowgli and the tiger Shere Khan who killed the boy?s parents....

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • The orphan Kim, whose father was an Irish soldier, makes his living by begging on the streets of Lahore and running errands. An aged Tibetan Lama is on a journey to find the mythical "River of the Arrow" and in doing so free himself from the Wheel of Things. Becoming his disciple, Kim joins the Lama to travel along the Grand Trunk Road. But...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1901
  • The Jungle Book from 1894 is a collection of Rudyard Kipling's stories that give moral lessons through the personification of animals. The most famous of the stories are the three detailing the adventures of Mowgli, the abandoned "man cub" who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. Also well-known is the tale of a heroic mongoose Rikki-Tikki-Tavi...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Plain Tales from the Hills contains 40 stories written by Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book and Kim . Published in 1888, this was the first short story collection by Kipling. With the geographical meaning of "Plain" contrasted with "Hills", the title's pun hints at both the cleverly simple narrative style of the...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Dan and Una acted Midsummer Night's Dream three times over on Midsummer's Eve, in the middle of a Ring - right under Pook's Hill. That was how they met Puck, 'the oldest Old Thing in England', and the last of the People of the Hills. With Puck, they were introduced to the nearly forgotten pages of old England's history, and to the people who had...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • Rudyard Kipling's 1897 novel Captains Courageous follows the adventures and subsequent growth of the spoiled young son of a railroad tycoon. Aboard a fishing boat after being washed off his transatlantic steamship, Harvey Cheyne Jr. is unable to convince his rescuers to return him to shore. Instead the captain offers him a place in the crew and,...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • The Second Jungle Book is the sequel to Kipling's much-loved The Jungle Book. It contains five more stories about Mowgli, and three unrelated stories. "Now this is the Law of the Jungle—as old and as true as the sky; And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die."

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1895
  • The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories written by Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–4. The original publications contained illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first six years of his childhood there. After about ten years in England,...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • The short story is often viewed as an inferior relation to the Novel. But it is an art in itself. To take a story and distil its essence into fewer pages while keeping character and plot rounded and driven is not an easy task. Many try and many fail. In this series we look at short stories from many of our most accomplished writers. Miniature...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • In this riveting, ambitious novel from James A. Michener, the renowned chronicler of epic history turns his extraordinary imagination to a world he knew better than anyone: the world of books. Lukas Yoder, a novelist who has enjoyed a long, successful career, has finished what he believes to be his final work. Then a tragedy strikes in his community,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2014