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A man is told by a palm reader that he will commit a murder. A satirical crime story that cleverly reverses the conventions of the genre.
- Length: 33 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Hughie Erskine is good-looking but penniless and needs ten thousand pounds to wed the love of his life. Then he drops in on a painter friend......
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Witty reworking of the Aesop-style fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Witty reworking of the Aesop-style fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Witty reworking of the Aesop-style fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 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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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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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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by Saki
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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by Saki
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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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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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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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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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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