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Title: The Stalled Ox and Other Stories
Author: Saki
ISBN: 978-0-195853-83-4
Genre: Science fiction and fantasy, Short stories
Level: 5
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Home and neighbourhood
Wonderful things


What would you do if a large ox got into your garden? Adela Pingsford thinks her neighbour, a famous painter of cows, will be able to help. But his solution is not what she had hoped ...

Clovis, aged sixteen, does not want to stay with Lady Bastable. He has holiday plans of his own. The solution seems to lie in Lady Bastable's terrible fear of revolution ...

A lady who dies and comes back as an animal; a man whose holiday is disturbed by witches; another man who finds a werewolf in his woods ... These are all part of Saki's strange and hilarious stories, set against the background of British upper-class life.

Saki (H.H. Munro) worked one hundred years ago as a British newspaper reporter. He became famous for his funny and unusual short stories.


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