Many Inventions

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Many Inventions
AuthorRudyard Kipling (English)
CountryUK and US
LanguageEnglish
Publisher
Publication date
June 1893
Media typePrint (Hardback)

Many Inventions (published 1893) is a collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Twelve of the 14 stories appeared previously in various publications, including The Atlantic Monthly and the Strand Magazine.

The title refers to a verse from Ecclesiastes, which is quoted on the title page: "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions." (Ecclesiastes 7:29)

The stories[edit]

The fourteen stories are preceded by a poem, "To the True Romance", and followed by another poem, "Anchor Song".

  • The Disturber of Traffic
  • A Conference of the Powers
  • My Lord the Elephant
  • One View of the Question
  • 'The Finest Story in the World'
  • His Private Honour
  • A Matter of Fact
  • The Lost Legion
  • In the Rukh
  • 'Brugglesmith'
  • 'Love-o’-Women'
  • The Record of Badalia Herodsfoot
  • Judson and the Empire
  • The Children of the Zodiac

References[edit]

  • "Many Inventions". The Kipling Sociey.

External links[edit]