(From the publisher):
What do you do if your Latin master sets an unexpected exam in the middle of term (and on a Saturday morning too)? How do you cope with a fiendish uncle who digs up your carefully tended cricket pitch, or with the housemaster's cat, which steals the special goodies you have saved for tea?
P.G. Wodehose wrote these lively, funny short stories soon after he himself left school. They are just as inventive and full of good humour as his later ones about Bertie Wooster and his man Jeeves.
Contents: Stories and Essays:
- How Pillingshot Scored [The Captain Magazine, May 1903] c
- The Odd Trick [The Captain, Aug 1902] c
- L'Affaire Uncle John [Public School Magazine, Aug 1901] c
- Harrison's Slight Error [The Captain, Jan 1903] c
- Bradshaw's Little Story [The Captain, Jul 1903]
- A Shocking Affair 
- The Babe and the Dragon [The Captain, Feb 1902]
- The Manoeuvres of Charteris [The Captain, Aug 1903] c/f
- How Payne Bucked Up [The Captain, Oct 1902] f
- Author! [Public School Mag., Oct 1901]
- The Tabby Terror [Public School Mag., Feb 1902]
- The Prize Poem [Public School Mag., Jul 1901]
Now, Talking About Cricket
The Tom Brown Question
Original title: Tales of St. Austin's
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor
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