Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads

From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel   By: (1865-1936)

From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling

From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel by Rudyard Kipling is an extraordinary collection of travel letters that takes readers on an unforgettable journey across continents. This book offers a unique insight into the mind of one of the greatest writers of the 19th century, showcasing Kipling's talent for observation and storytelling in a compelling and captivating manner.

Kipling's letters are primarily divided into two parts. The first part delves into his experiences in the United States, capturing the essence of American society and its diverse landscapes. With an astute eye for detail, Kipling paints vivid pictures of the American people, their customs, and the vast beauty of the country. Whether he is traversing the awe-inspiring landscapes of the American West or exploring the bustling streets of San Francisco, Kipling's descriptions are rich and evocative, making the reader feel as though they are experiencing it all firsthand.

The second part of the book takes readers on a voyage across the Pacific to Japan, and subsequently to India, Kipling's birthplace. Through his poignant prose, Kipling portrays his profound love for India, rendering the sights, sounds, and smells of the country with unparalleled authenticity. His descriptions of the vibrant streets of Bombay, the serene landscapes of the Himalayas, and the enigmatic life of the Indian people, bring to life a world that is exotic and enchanting.

What makes this collection of letters truly remarkable is Kipling's ability to capture not only the physical aspects of the places he visits, but also the spirit and essence of the people he encounters. He immerses himself in different cultures, engaging with locals, and sharing their stories, which adds an extra layer of depth to his narratives. His genuine curiosity and empathy shine through, making his observations nuanced and insightful.

In addition to his adeptness as a travel writer, Kipling showcases his mastery of storytelling by interweaving anecdotes and personal experiences into his letters. These stories serve to further enrich the travel narratives, providing glimpses into the author's own life and adventures. Kipling's wit and keen sense of humor also shine through, making the letters an absolute delight to read.

From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel gives readers a remarkable opportunity to travel alongside Rudyard Kipling during a time when the world was changing rapidly. Through his perceptive observations, vivid descriptions, and engaging storytelling, Kipling paints a picture of a world that was both familiar and foreign. Whether one is a fan of travel literature or simply loves a beautifully crafted narrative, this book is sure to captivate and transport readers to distant shores. It is a testament to Kipling's immense talent and his enduring legacy as one of the greatest writers of his time.

First Page:

Transcriber's Notes

This ebook is a set of two volumes. The Table of Contents for Part II is copied to follow the Table of Contents of Part I. This seems to make the book more accessible. The Table of Contents of Part II is also located at its original location.


From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel

By Rudyard Kipling




Copyright, 1899, 1907, By RUDYARD KIPLING.


In these two volumes I have got together the bulk of the special correspondence and occasional articles written by me for the Civil and Military Gazette and the Pioneer between 1887 1889. I have been forced to this action by the enterprise of various publishers who, not content with disinterring old newspaper work from the decent seclusion of the office files, have in several instances seen fit to embellish it with additions and interpolations.





Of the Beginning of Things. Of the Taj and the Globe trotter. The Young Man from Manchester and Certain Moral Reflections 3


Shows the Charm of Rajputana and of Jeypore, the City of the Globe trotter... Continue reading book >>

eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books