Saki is always at his best when he makes fun of the upper class and here he describes the complicated plans made by an Englishwoman as she tries to go one better than her friend who has recently had an exciting adventure. The plan is to impress her friends by shooting a tiger – but at no risk to her own safety. However, things do not go as she expected (1,050 words).
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