|Statement||by John Beecroft. Illustrated by Richard M. Powers.|
|LC Classifications||PR4852 .B4|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||56006647|
The Swastika Many of Rudyard Kipling's older books have a swastika printed on their covers, which has led to many claiming that he is racist. The truth is that the swastika is an Indian sign of good luck, often used by Hindu traders on their account books; when the Nazis started to gain recognition he commanded the engraver to remove it from the printing block. Rudyard Kipling: The Complete Novels and Stories (The Greatest Writers of All Time Book 16) - Kindle edition by Kipling, Rudyard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rudyard Kipling: The Complete Novels and Stories (The Greatest Writers of All Time Book 16)/5(46).