Kipling's Son

Send My Love to Daddo

John, the 18-year-old soldier son of the poet and writer Rudyard Kipling, was killed in France in 1915.

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee reflect on the poignant correspondence between father and son.

The readers are David Haig and Jamie Parker.

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Send My Love to Daddo

John, the 18-year-old soldier son of the poet and writer Rudyard Kipling, was killed in France in 1915.

Writers Julian Barnes and Hermione Lee reflect on the poignant correspondence between father and son.

The readers are David Haig and Jamie Parker.