Read by Richard Mitchley (Unabridged: 1hr 19mins)
Rudyard Kipling's 'The Man Who Would Be King'. This rich wonderfully written classic features two opportunists who venture into remote Central Asia with the intention of acquiring a country to rule.
Their adventures meet with surprising initial success but then..... This story is widely regarded as a masterpiece. Its combination of an excellently delivered tale interwoven with deeper speculations is outstanding.
This story is read for you by Richard Mitchley who has worked in theatres throughout Britain as well as the BBC and ITV and his own Mayfly Theatre company.