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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.

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The Jesting of Arlington Stringham

Arlington Stringham makes a joke in the Houses of Parliament - but fails to consider the consequences.

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The Disappearance Of Crispina Umberleigh

A domineering wife and mother unobtrusively and inexplicably vanishes.

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Clovis is sceptical that the Baroness' hunting story will be as unusual as promised.

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The Way to the Dairy

The tragic story of three sisters who come tantalisingly close to an unexpected inheritance.

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Filboid Studge

An aspiring groom is given the task of designing an advertising campaign for the most disgusting cereal ever created.

12 min read

The Peace of Mowsle Barton

Crefton Lockyer begins to suspect that all is not right in the seemingly peaceful villiage of Mowsle Barton. One word: Witches!

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The Byzantine Omelette

Socialist principles come in conflict with the demands of high society.

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An absent-minded old lady forgets where she left her niece.

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The Image Of The Lost Soul

A sweet-voiced but lonely bird finds refuge with an isolated statue.

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The Unrest-Cure

When Clovis overhears a middle-aged man bemoaning the lack of excitment in his life, he decides to help out. And then some.

7 min read

The Mappined Life

On a visit to the zoo, an aunt and her niece discuss to what extent animals are fooled by the illusion of a natural habitat - and soon spot

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The Occasional Garden

The Baroness gives Elinor Rapsley some advice on dealing with her troublesome garden.