With the Night Mail and As Easy as A.B.C.

Two Yarns About the Aerial Board of Control
eAudio - unabridged
(2.63 hours)
Product Number: OB34995
Released: 10 Aug, 2015
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781629230207
Narrator(s): Gildart Jackson
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Description

Rudyard Kipling's thrilling science fiction novella follows the exploits of an intercontinental mail dirigible battling foul weather. Meanwhile, a planet-wide aerial Board of Control enforces a rigid system of command and control in the skies and in world affairs, too. In Kipling's 1912 follow-up story, 'As Easy As A.B.C.,' set 65 years after With the Night Mail, the aerial Board has complete control over the social and economic affairs of every nation. When a mob of disgruntled 'Serviles' in the District of Northern Illinois demands the return of democracy, the A.B.C. sends a team of troubleshooters and a fleet of 200 zeppelins to 'take such steps as might be necessary for the resumption of traffic and all that that implies.'

Author(s): Rudyard Kipling
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: 10 Aug, 2015

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