"I have always loved the sound of Tim's voice. His reading of Plain Tales is a joy to listen to.."
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Award winning British actor Tim Pigott-Smith reads this unabridged audio book of the wry, evocative and extremely witty stories of the British at play in the hills of Simla, escaping the fire of the Indian high summer.
Author Rudyard Kipling’s love for the society he was born into and worked with shines out of the tales with the heat of the Indian sun.
His enthusiasiasm has often been taken to be an endorsement of the English Colonial system - George Orwell called him the “prophet of British Imperialism” and he did indeed revel in the eccentricities and peculiarities of the ex-patriot community.
Running Time: 7hrs 2mins