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Saki
The Chronicles Of Clovis
Talking cats, terrifying practical jokes, advertising campaigns for foul cereals. A journey round Saki's bizarre, sometimes cruel world. Includes the classics 'The Background', 'Hermann The Irascible' and 'Filboid Studge'.
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Clovis is sceptical that the Baroness' hunting story will be as unusual as promised.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A witty dinner conversation in which Clovis decides it is time his mother thought about getting married.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Revealing the dangers of giving previously dumb animals the power of speech. Especially cats.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When Loona Bimberton pulls off a coup with her celebrated 'Algerian aviator', Mrs Packletide feels compelled to respond.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Lady Bastable is - quite rightly - reluctant to look after young Clovis for a week.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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When Henri Deplis becomes the canvas for the final masterpiece of the great tatoo artist Andreas Pincini, he finds that life as a living work of art is far from easy.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A newly imported King of England finds a harsh - but effective - way of dealing with the country's feminists.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When Clovis overhears a middle-aged man bemoaning the lack of excitment in his life, he decides to help out. And then some.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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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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A boy defies his hated guardian through the worship of a great ferret who lives in the tool-shed.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Mrs Mebberly takes on a little more than expected when she arranges to take the angelic looking young 'Adrian' on holiday.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Revealing the dangers of mixing good food and popular music.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The residents of the Villa Elsinore lose a baby. Then they find a baby. Then they find another baby.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Clovis discusses a match for Wriatislav - the black sheep of a rather greyish family.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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Lady Barbara is charged with finding a suitably new and tasteful method for greeting the head of state of a small Euopean princedom.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An aspiring groom is given the task of designing an advertising campaign for the most disgusting cereal ever created.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A couple apparently run into some ancient forces when they make the move to the country.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The great king Hkrikros - a devout worshiper of the sacred and esteemed serpants - depairs as his favourite nephew begins to show signs of Christianity.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The tragic story of three sisters who come tantalisingly close to an unexpected inheritance.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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In an ego-driven attempt to heal local political divisions, the Baroness and Clovis decide to stage a Greek tragedy.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Crefton Lockyer begins to suspect that all is not right in the seemingly peaceful villiage of Mowsle Barton. One word: Witches!
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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When an wholly unsuitable man tries to aquire invitations to an aunt's picnic, the task of putting him off is left to Clovis.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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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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When Clovis must back-up his claim that he can produce quality poetry by the square yard, Bertie van Tahn assumes the role of critic.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The day before the big race and those gathered for Lady Susan's house-party are keen that their money be on the right horse.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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The terminally dull Septimus of Leighton Buzzard (editor of Cathedral monthly) appears to be having a clandestine affair with the maid of the aunt of Clovis.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An unusually religious Duke gets tired of petty party politics and replaces the members of the Houses of Parliament with Angels.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man becomes obsessed with the idea that owners might grow to resemble their pets. Then someone buys him a monkey.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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