The Penguin Complete Saki - The Unbearable Bassingtons Summary & Analysis

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The Unbearable Bassingtons Summary

Francesca Bassington is in her drawing room remembering her youth. She lives in a house left to her by a friend. The friend's will stipulates that Francesca will only be allowed use of the house until the friend's niece, Emmeline Chetrof, marries. Her only son Comus is away at school.

Her brother Henry comes for a visit and suggests that it would be good for Francesca if Comus were to marry Emmeline. Francesca has considered this possibility already. She writes Comus a letter, telling him that Emmeline's younger brother is attending the school where Comus is currently attending. She urges Comus to be kind to the brother, knowing this will endear him to Emmeline. Henry says that Comus does not take direction well and Francesca agrees that her letter might do more harm than good, but hates to waste the stamp that's already...

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