Saki had a miserable childhood. The little boy was brought up by his aunts in a very strict home. We can get an idea of his hated relatives in this story, where a child’s imagination is allowed to die. However, the story, told with Saki’s usual sense of humour, ends with a surprise for the reader (1,550 words).
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