Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.
A couple discuss techniques for writing thank you letters.
Sir Lulworth Quayne reflects on some of the enterprising but thwarted plans made by the Suffragettes to further their cause.
Lady Bastable is - quite rightly - reluctant to look after young Clovis for a week.
A dramatic confrontation between two sworn enemies in a generation-old land dispute.
* Story contains bad language
The terminally dull Septimus of Leighton Buzzard (editor of Cathedral monthly) appears to be having a clandestine affair with the maid of th
Octavian Ruttle's guilt over his killing of a chicken-stealing cat is not helped by the growing hatred of its owner's children.
A witty dinner conversation in which Clovis decides it is time his mother thought about getting married.
The residents of the Villa Elsinore lose a baby. Then they find a baby. Then they find another baby.
Luitpold Wolkenstein, financier and diplomat, sits in a cafe in Vienna and contemplates news of the rise of the Balkan States.
A family receive a visit from a newly wealthy relation - a man they had previously shunned due to his notorious character flaw.
Two half-brothers - one a farmer, the other an artist - come to blows over their differing aesthetic viewpoints.
An uncle tries to interest his young nephews in some experimental non-violent toys.