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by Saki
When lady Carlotta is mistaken for the Quabarl's new governess, she takes it as an opportunity to try out a few of her own teaching methods.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
An uncle tries to interest his young nephews in some experimental non-violent toys.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
A domineering wife and mother unobtrusively and inexplicably vanishes.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
A small grocery store comes up with an ingenious way of competing with the big city shops.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
Two half-brothers - one a farmer, the other an artist - come to blows over their differing aesthetic viewpoints.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
A sweet-voiced but lonely bird finds refuge with an isolated statue.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction, Children
5 Stars
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by Saki
A dramatic confrontation between two sworn enemies in a generation-old land dispute.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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by Saki
When his wife's dog begins to shift the balance of power in their relationship, Mr Strudwarden resolves to take extreme measures.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
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
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
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
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
Clovis is sceptical that the Baroness' hunting story will be as unusual as promised.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
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
- Genre: Humor
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
- Genre: Humor, Sci-Fi
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
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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by Saki
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
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
“Hello, sir. How may I help you?”
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
It being the last Thursday of the month, the greatest witch in Ireland had gone to the hairdressers and would not return for another hour
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
The famous lexical semanticist Professor Edgar Nettleston had been found dead, a gunshot wound to the head.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
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