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Death of the Pugilist (Or, the famous battle of Jacob Burke & Blindman McGraw)

Death of the Pugilist (Or, the famous battle of Jacob Burke & Blindman McGraw) - story

Daniel Mason

Who was Burke? His beginnings. Born a caulbearer in the Bristol slums, in the quayside heap known only as “the Rat,” Jacob Burke, who would battle the great McGraw on that fateful day in 1824,…

The Model Millionaire

The Model Millionaire - story

Oscar Wilde

A Note of Admiration Unless one is wealthy there is no use in being a charming fellow. Romance is the privilege of the rich, not the profession of the unemployed. The poor should be practical…

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher - story

Hilary Mantel

August 6th 1983 APRIL 25th 1982, DOWNING STREET: Announcement of the recapture of South Georgia, in the Falkland Islands. Mrs Thatcher: Ladies and gentlemen, the Secretary of State for Defence has just come over to give…

Esme

Esme - story

Saki

“All hunting stories are the same,” said Clovis; “just as all Turf stories are the same, and all–” “My hunting story isn’t a bit like any you’ve ever heard,” said the Baroness. “It happened quite…

From the Diary of Sherlock Holmes

From the Diary of Sherlock Holmes - story

Maurice Baring

Baker Street, January 1 Starting a diary in order to jot down a few useful incidents which will be of no use to Watson. Watson very often fails to see that an unsuccessful case is…

The Destructors

The Destructors - story

Graham Greene

It was on the eve of August Bank Holiday that the latest recruit became the leader of the Wormsley Common gang. No one was surprised except Mike, but Mike at the age of nine was…

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