The Stampeding of Lady Bastable

Mrs. Sangrail is determined to offload her wayward son Clovis onto Lady Bastable for six days while she takes a trip to Scotland. Is desperation she resorts to cunning bribery,...

The Quest

When the Momeby family’s baby goes missing, their neighbour Miss Gilpet undertakes to find the child. Her immediate success turns out to be less of a miracle and more of an...

The Unbearable Bassington

The Unbearable Bassington offers an insight into peculiarities of Edwardian society. A novel of manners, an artistic symbol of a social order, and stylish satire often compared to...

Beasts And Super-beasts

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki. Along with The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts is one of Saki's best-known works. The...

The Storyteller

Finding himself trapped in a compartment with a set of unruly children, the Storyteller decides to take revenge by narrating a tale with a most immoral twist. This is a wonderful...

The Open Window

Framton Nuttel pays an unannounced call on Mrs. Sappleton and finds himself in the midst of a macabre spectacle which is not as it seems. Hector Hugh Munro’s genius storytelling...

The Unbearable Bassington

The Unbearable Bassington was the first novel written by Saki (H. H. Munro). It also contains much of the elegant wit found in his short stories. Comus  Bassington, is a...

The Unbearable Bassington

The Contrast, written in 1787 by Royall Tyler, is an American play in the tradition of the English Restoration comedies of the seventeenth century; it takes its cue from...

Selected Short Stories by Saki

Here are 12 specially selected tales by one of the masters of this miniature art, Saki (H.H Munro). They range from the comic deception of "The Schartz Metterklume Method" to "The...

The Background

When Henri Deplis comes into a small inheritance and celebrates his new found wealth by getting an elaborate tattoo, he little realizes what a series of catastrophic events will...

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