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by Saki
An absent-minded old lady forgets where she left her niece.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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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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Witty reworking of the Aesop-style fable.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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“Hello, sir. How may I help you?”
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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by Saki
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 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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by Saki
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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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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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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by Saki
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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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
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
5 Stars
As a rule, the Bishop was more in than out. Consequently the size, the airiness, and the aggressive modernity of the room made quite an impression on him. Deacon Sue realised this from the way he quietly looked around and nodded.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Ensconced in bed reading his history textbook, Delphus McManus was startled when the phone rang.
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The dinner invitation was totally unexpected since Josiah Gorgas had not heard from his high school and college buddy Austin Ervin in well over a decade.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
If there was one thing Alex knew about JP by now, it was that the elaboration of a keenly held opinion wouldn’t be far away. And so it proved.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
by Saki
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
‘Bloody hell!’ said Detective Constable Bright. ‘It’s a minefield!’ ‘There’s more …’ replied Detective Sergeant Dawes with a grimace.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Looking round he saw an old woman dragging a bucket across the floor and holding a mop. When she realised that his eyes were upon her, she said in a throaty voice, ‘Oh, don’t mind me, dear. You carry on.’
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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