Helen Turrell is a young and well-off single woman, living a the countryside village. But one day, she decides to travel to southern France and returns home with a baby called Michael. Helen says that Michael is the son of her brother, George, who died in India after falling off a horse. However, the truth is quite different and secretly, Helen tells Michael that he can call her ”Mummy”.
Why did Helen travel to France? Is Michael really her nephew? Find out the truth in Rudyard Kipling’s story ”The Gardener” from 1925.
B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a British journalist, poet and novelist, most famous for his collection of stories, ”The Jungle Book” (1894). He spent a good part of his childhood and youth in India where his stories are set. In 1907, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature as the youngest recipient ever. Some other famous works by Kipling are ”Kim” (1901), ”The Man Who Would Be King” (1888) and ”Mandalay” (1890).