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Colorized version of an early 20th century photograph of Rudyard Kipling.

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936) was a British author and journalist who was born in India. During his lifetime, Kipling traveled extensively and lived in many places. His works include an autobiography, travel writings, books of military history, novels, poems and short stories of various genres, including fantasy, historical fiction, science fiction and ghost stories. He is best known today for his children's books, including The Jungle Book and Just So Stories.

Kipling won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.

WorksEdit

Novels
  • The Light That Failed (1891)
  • The Naulahka; A Story of West and East (1992, co-authored with the American writer Wolcott Balestier)
  • Captains Courageous (1896)
  • Kim (1901)
Short story anthologies
The Phantom Rickshaw & Other Eerie Tales

Front cover of an 1888 edition of The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Eerie Tales.

Illustration at Cover of Just So Stories (c1912)

Front cover of a 1912 edition of Just So Stories.

  • Quartette (1885, co-authored with Kipling's mother, father and sister)
  • Plain Tales from the Hills (1888)
  • Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gladsbys: In Black and White (1888)
  • The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Eerie Tales (1888)
  • Under the Deodars (1888)
  • Wee Willie Winkie and Other Child Stories (1888)
  • Mine Own People (1891)
  • Life's Handicap (1891, revised 1899)
  • Many Inventions (1893)
  • The Jungle Book (1894)
  • The Second Jungle Book (1895)
  • The Day's Work (1898)
  • Stalky & Co. (1899)
  • Just So Stories (1902)
  • Traffics and Discoveries (1904)
  • Puck of Pook's Hill (1906)
  • Actions and Reactions (1909)
  • Rewards and Fairies (1910)
  • The Eyes of Asia (1917)
  • Land and Sea Tales for Scouts and Guides (1923)
  • Debts and Credits (1926)
  • Thy Servant a Dog (1930)
  • Limits and Renewals (1932)
Poetry anthologies
The Five Nations pg 1

Front cover of a 1903 edition of The Five Nations.

  • Schoolboy Lyrics (1881)
  • Echoes (1884, co-authored with Kipling's sister Alice)
  • Departmental Ditties (1886)
  • Barrack-Room Ballads (1890)
  • An Almanac of Twelve Sports (1898)
  • The Five Nations (1903)
  • Collected Verses (1912)
  • The Years Between (1919)
Travel writing
  • From Sea to Sea - Letters of Travel 1887 - 1889 (1899)
  • Letters of Travel 1892 - 1913 (1920)
  • Souvenirs of France (1933)
  • Brazilian Sketches; 1927 (published posthumously in 1940)
Military history
The Graves of the Fallen - cover page

Front cover of an edition of The Graves of the Fallen.

  • A Fleet in Being (1898)
  • France at War (1915)
  • The New Army in Training (1915)
  • Sea Warfare (1918)
  • The War in the Mountains (1917)
  • The Graves of the Fallen (1919)
  • The Irish Guards in the Great war (1922)
Autobiographies and speeches
  • A Book of Words (1928)
  • Something of Myself (published posthumously in 1937)

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