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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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A Korean politician, in jail for diverting just a few too many public funds, develops a cunning escape plan.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
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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The misadventures of a group of reluctant soldiers during the American civil war - in many ways, this story anticipates Catch 22.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
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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A man's attempt to save the woman of his dreams goes embarassingly wrong.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of an enterprising gambler who finds some unusual uses for animals.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The truth behind the celebrated war hero _____ (name withheld).
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
Frankly, Framton Nuttel doubted whether these formal visits on a succession of total strangers would do much towards helping his nerve cure.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
Theodoric is not alone in his train compartment and, while not actually afraid of mice.....
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Two kidnappers fail to heed the old adage - never work with children.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow include Ichabod, the lovely Katrina and very possibly a headless ghost.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
Witty and insightful tale of a memorable day in the life of a determined child.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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When an American minister buys Canterville Chase, a long term resident's life (or death) is thrown into turmoil.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: U
4 Stars
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Animals talk to eachother, of course. An expert tells of one particularly verbal creature.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars