Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Pit That They Digged is a famous short story by Rudyard Kipling. This story is about a man and his fight against the administration. The author narrates «The Pit That They Digged» in the ironic manner. The main character is Mr. Hawkins Mumrath, who is going to die. The situation is absurd, because the government asks a man, who is quite alive, to pay for his own grave. During the whole story Mr. Hawkins Mumrath will fight against the government and the laws! Read this interesting story in order to know the end!