Connection: Joseph Conrad

Trouble on the Marsh, Rudyard Kipling

Dymchurch Flit, this rambling, dialect-ridden fairy tale featured in the Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906) short story collection, bears the hallmarks of Rudyard Kipling’s rich imagination. It features the widow Whitgift, a wise woman and seer who lives under the sea wall at Dymchurch and senses ‘trouble on the marsh the same as eels feel… Read more »

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. He was born in British India, which inspired much of his work.

Brighton Rock, Graham Greene

Brighton was and still is a popular seaside resort in East Sussex on the south coast of England. But in the 1930s, beyond the glitzy tourist façade of the Palace Pier with its Royal Pavilion and amusements, lay tracts of shonky housing, dreary shopping precincts, industrial areas, and a racecourse that crawled with small time… Read more »