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by Saki
Arlington Stringham makes a joke in the Houses of Parliament - but fails to consider the consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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by Saki
A man contemplating ending it all off the edge of a cliff is apparently - by an enormous stroke of luck - given a second chance.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Relaxing at home, Fernando spots an attractive young woman on the balcony opposite.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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by Saki
Bertie becomes increasingly frustrated by his mother who insists on reading all of his mail - so he mentions the problem to his friend Clovis ...
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A cautionary tale about irrational fears, spiders and, perhaps, friendship.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A hard drinking, womanising, moustache-wearing baron decides he must get married.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The fact that Henry Armstrong was buried did not seem to him to prove that he was dead ...
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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In the southeast region of the plains of Buenos Aires, you might come across the Cubelli Lagoon, known as the "Lake of the Dancing Alligator."
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man notices a small wart on his left hand.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man makes a living out of other people's superstitions.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A conversation about an unusual discovery.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A book lover lends one of his prized possessions to a mysterious girl.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Sometimes, popping out for a pint of milk is the worst thing a father can do.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It all began the day that Martin Jenkins decided to start a new religion.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Not even fame can protect you when the world goes wrong.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Professor Panini is too clever for his own good.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Relaxing at home, Fernando spots an attractive young woman on the balcony opposite.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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