One day, a little English boy called Teddy finds a mongoose named Rikki-Tikki-Tavi in the family house garden. He thinks that the poor animal is dead, but his mother takes it inside the house and it recovers. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi then begins to explore the garden, which is half-wild and overgrown and crosses the path of two troublesome cobras. This is the moment where Rikki-Tikki-Tavi’s adventure begins. How did the mongoose end up at the English family’s house? Will he stay with the family? Who are the two cobras and what will they do to Rikki-Tikki-Tavi? How will he deal with them? Find all the answers in Rudyard Kipling’s adventurous short story ”Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” from 1894.
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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 the stories are set. In 1907, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him its youngest ever recipient. Some other famous works by Kipling are ”Kim” (1901), ”The Man Who Would Be King” (1888) and ”Mandalay” (1890).