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Storyteller, the (1914) [Short Story]
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A young cynic sharing a train compartment with three restless children and their exasperated governess is challenged to tell a story that will hold the children's wandering attention.

Originally published in the collection Beasts and Super-Beasts, 1914.

Reprinted in:

  • The Complete Works of Saki (Bodley Head, 1976)
  • Funny Stories (Kingfisher Books, 1988)

Original title: The Storyteller
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHumorous Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Beasts and Super-Beasts (1914) [Collection]
      Author: Saki
     Best of Saki, the (1976) [Collection]
      Author: Saki
     Funny Stories (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Roald Dahl , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Italo Calvino , Karel Capek , Terry Jones , Saki , James Thurber , Jay Williams , Gerald Durrell , Hans Christian Andersen , Janosch , Michael Rosen , Henry Lawson , Catherine Storr , Judy Corbalis , Margaret Mahy , Jan Mark , Adrian Mitchell , Joyce Grenfell , Roger McGough , Ann Cameron , Bill Naughton , Robert Leeson , Christine McDonnell , Norman Hunter , William Papas , David Henry Wilson , George Layton , Julius Lester , Eric Partridge

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