The poems originally published under the title Barrack-Room Ballads include some of Kipling's most famous efforts, such as "Danny Deever," "Fuzzy-Wuzzy," "Gunga Din," and "Tommy." These martial songs and poems are still sound a deep connection with British imperialism. Also includes Deaprtmental Ditties.
About the Author
Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936), called the “prophet of British imperialism” by George Orwell, became a pastmaster of the short story, as well as a tireless poet. The first English writer to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature (1907), his fiction and poetry include such works as The Jungle Book, The Light That Failed, and “Gunga Din.”