The Five Nations Vol II

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Rudyard Kipling was the first English recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature and the youngest at the time to be so rewarded. His children’s stories and poems have been enduring expressions of his times, many tied to India, the country of his birth.
Five Nations is a collection of poems covering the wide range of the British Kingdom at the time, though there is some debate as to what the Five Nations refer. There are two groups of poems in these volumes, unnamed poems and the service poems. Many of these have military themes and range over many wars of the British Empire. Volume II contains poems of the Five Nations and Service Poems. - Summary by Larry Wilson (1 hr 26 min)


The Old Issue 6:06 Read by Ellies
Bridge-Guard in the Karroo 3:28 Read by Jane Robb
The Lesson 2:57 Read by Patrick Wallace
The Files 3:37 Read by Saumya Madhan
The Reformers 3:02 Read by Larry Wilson
Dirge of Dead Sisters 3:02 Read by Chris Pyle
The Islanders 5:30 Read by SouthpawSkip
The Peace of Dives 6:50 Read by Larry Wilson
South Africa 3:06 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Settler 2:29 Read by Josh Bothell.
Service Songs 0:48 Read by Larry Wilson
Chant-Pagan 3:54 Read by Alan Mapstone
M. I. 6:22 Read by K.L. Zuehlke
Columns 3:43 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Parting of the Columns 3:39 Read by Alan Mapstone
Two Kopjes 3:26 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Instructor 1:10 Read by Valentina Vocelli
Boots 2:27 Read by Alan Mapstone
The Married Man 2:09 Read by Valentina Vocelli
Stellenbosh 3:00 Read by Alan Mapstone
Half-Ballad of Waterval 1:41 Read by Alan Mapstone
Piet 4:00 Read by Alan Mapstone
'Willful-Missing' 2:02 Read by Valentina Vocelli
Ubique 2:55 Read by Patrick Wallace
The Return 3:25 Read by Alan Mapstone
Recessional 1:55 Read by Larry Wilson