In The House Of Suddhoo (poem)


A stone's throw out on either hand
From that well-ordered road we tread,
And all the world is wild and strange;
Churel and ghoul and Djinn and sprite
Shall bear us company to-night,
For we have reached the Oldest Land
Wherein the powers of Darkness range.

In the House of Suddhoo, illustration by Power O'Malley

You may also enjoy reading Kipling's short story of the same title, In the House of Suddhoo.


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