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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
- Genre: Humor
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
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
- Genre: Humor, Fiction
5 Stars
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by Saki
Mrs. Durmot invites the politician Latimer Springfield round, with the aim of taking his mind off the upcoming elections, a mission her niece Vera takes very seriously.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
The Duchess of Dulverton sends an errant nephew to search for underwater gold.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
The Stossens encounter more problems than expected when they try and crash a garden party through an apparently empty paddock.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
A couple discuss techniques for writing thank you letters.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
Socialist principles come in conflict with the demands of high society.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
When Emma Ladbruk's husband inherits a farm, it comes with an old woman who soon starts to get in the way.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
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by Saki
Bertie Steffink takes action against his disapproving relatives.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
It is said that when a Cernogratz dies in the family castle, the wolves in the forest howl all night long ... but Baroness Gruebel, new owner of Cernogratz castle, is sceptical.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
James Cushat-Prinkly reluctantly sets off for afternoon tea with the girl he intends to marry.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
Octavian Ruttle's guilt over his killing of a chicken-stealing cat is not helped by the growing hatred of its owner's children.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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by Saki
Alethia Debchance, raised on a strict diet of romance novels, leaves home for the first time to visit her distant cousin Robert, an aspiring politician.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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by Saki
The government's success in a by-election becomes dependant on the acquittal of an obviously guilty man.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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- Age Rating: PG
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