Rudyard Kipling- An English novelist, short-story writer, and poet who spent most of his youth in India, and is best known for his children’s classics. In 1907, Kipling was the first English writer ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. Venus Annodomini (1888) - From “Plain Tales from the Hills,” a collection of stories of life in India. A young man falls in love with a woman who, it turns out, is an old flame of his father’s youth.
Venus Annodomini is a famous short story by R.J.Kipling. Venus Annodomini is generally considered one of Kipling's best short story. This story was first published in the Civil and Military Gazette on December 4th 1886 and collected in Plain Tales from the Hills in 1888s. This story is about Venus Annodonomi, who is an youthful, sweet-natured lady, adored by all in Simla. A naive young officer, Gayerson, is one of her many admires. He is on the point of making her happy, but there is a mysterious story about Venus Annodomini. Venus Annodomini discourages him... Why does not she give him any chances to win her heart? Read this beautiful story in order to clue this secret!