Rudyard Kipling was an English novelist, poet and journalist. He was born in Mumbai India and got the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907.

He lived at Batemans, a Jacobean House in Sussex which now belongs to the National Trust. He moved in when he was in his 30s and loved the local sandstone, oak beams and panelling  He wrote the classic The Jungle Book and a rare proof edition was discovered which was dedicated to his baby daughter Josephine in 1894. She was just one year old and died five years later of pneumonia. Kipling died in January 1936 and his wife sold the property to the National Trust shortly after.

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