"Joseph Rudyard Kipling " was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British Armed Forces/British soldiers in India and stories for children. He was born in Mumbai/Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British Raj/British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old.
Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (novel)/Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay (poem)/Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are enduring classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Rudyard Kipling on Wikipedia.