Rudyard Kipling was a famous author and poet who was born on 30 December 1865 in Bombay and died 18 January 1936 aged 70 in Middlesex Hospital, London.
- Kipling Sahib : India and the making of Rudyard Kipling. London: Little, Brown, 2007 by Charles Allen. For review see [Biographies Reading List]
- The Kipling Society
- Rudyard Kipling. [email protected] (University of Adelaide) has links to an extensive online range of Kipling’s works, including articles and also his autobiography Something of Myself, for my friends known and unknown 1937
- Rudyard Kipling from Russell Tayler’s Words contains online links to various works by Kipling
- Rudyard Kipling and his masonic career www.freemasons-freemasonry.com
- Rudyard Kipling Freemason freemasonry.bcy.ca
- 'Lurgan Sahib' in the novel Kim: Alexander M. Jacob
- "Jacob of Simla," Kipling's "Lurgan Sahib." Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld) 29 March 1921, quoting The Times of 21st January. trove.nla.gov.au
- A note on 'Lurgan Sahib' by Brigadier Alec Mason.
- "In the oasis" by David Morphet The Guardian, 31 December 2005. A Kipling discovery. At Sewri Cemetery, Bombay the author is shown the grave of Mr A M Jacob of Simla, on whom the Kipling character Lurgan Sahib in the novel Kim is based.
Historical books online
- Kipling The Story Writer by Walter Morris Hart (1918) archive.org
- Rudyard Kipling Seen Through Hindu Eyes An Essay by AR Sarath-Roy (1914) archive.org
- Rudyard Kipling. A Criticism by Richard Le Gallienne (1900) archive.org
Fictional Works by Rudyard Kipling
- Also see [email protected], above.
- Plain Tales from the Hills 1899, first published 1888 includes a "A Biographical Sketch" Archive.org
- Plain Tales from the Hills LibriVox Audiobook read by Mike Harris. Archive.org
- Under the Deodars etc 1899 first published 1888 Archive.org
- Wee Willie Winkie, and other stories. Catalogued 1890. First published 1888. Archive.org. Includes The Drums of the Fore and Aft. The tale of the British Regiment which retreated in panic. Article from the Kipling Society.
- Soldiers Three, and Other Stories Volume I, Volume II 1914. First published 1888. Archive.org.
- Soldier Tales 1896. Archive.org. With Illustrations
- The character 'Petersen Sahib' in this story was based on George P Sanderson. Scroll down for the article 'Petersen Sahib' by Sir Theodore Tasker The Kipling Journal December 1971 Kipling Society
- The Jungle Book LibriVox Audiobook read by Phil Chenevert. Archive.org. The Jungle Book (Version 3) LibriVox Audiobook multiple readers. Archive.org
- The Second Jungle Book 1899 first published 1895 Archive,org
- The Second Jungle Book LibriVox Audiobook Archive.org
- Kim with illustrations by J.L. Kipling 1912 edition, first published 1901 Archive.org.
- Lockwood Kipling, father of Rudyard, created the illustrations by the process of carving them as relief sculptures and then photographing them.
- Kim LibriVox Audiobook read by Adrian Praetzellis. Archive.org
- Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by the Author. 1902 Archive.org.
- The Light That Failed 1903 Archive.org. First published 1890.
- The Light That Failed LibriVox Audiobook Archive.org
- Bengal Pilot Service-External links
- Life in India-Railway Life
- Mining industry-Historical books online
- Opium trade-Historical books online
- "V&A celebrates Lockwood Kipling, an artist with a passion for Indian crafts" by Maev Kennedy 12 January 2017 The Guardian