Fleete is an Englishman who is traveling to India. Unfortunately, the poor man has no prior understanding or respect for Indian culture and ends up desecrating a holy statue in the local temple. Fleete can give no reasonable explanation for his actions and is declared bewitched by the ”Silver Man”. Why is Fleete in India? Who is the ”Silver Man”? What will happen to Fleete? Find all the answers in Rudyard Kipling’s adventure story ”The Mark of the Beast” from 1890.
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 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).