Rudyard Kipling was a prolific poet, novelist and journalist and one of the most well-known Victorian writers of his time. In 1907, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his great body of work which included ‘The Jungle Book’ and his enduring poetic masterpiece ‘If’.
In perhaps one of the most inspirational poems ever written, Kipling outlines for his son the behaviours and attitudes it takes to become a man, advising his son about how to perceive the world and life’s challenges so that he can both learn from his experiences and resolutely overcome barriers.
This poem is one of our favourites and we hope you find our rendition of it worthy of the words.
We worked with the following artists to produce this reading:
Exclusive voice-over by Shane Morris
Score by MusicBed
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