In this entertaining collection of short stories you will meet a host of engaging characters. There's King Albert, who has a harem of 500 wives, and serious problems in keeping them all happy; then there's a young lady whose Granny asks her to sleep with a ghost; Budgie Bill, who prefers a feathered bird to the charms of Miss Samantha Ramsbottom; and many others. This box of narrative delights contains flavours to suit every taste. Readers who have enjoyed the work of such famed short-story writers as Somerset Maugham, Saki, and Roald Dahl, will find much here to entertain them.
Excerpt from King Albert’s Words of Advice:
As is fitting, the first story in this collection features a man who tells stories in return for pints of beer: pretty much what all writers do, really. In this partic-ular instance, the story that he tells is about travel throug...