Mini Copy Book

Stories in Short

Treasure Island

An excited English gentleman hires a ship for a treasure-hunt, but doesn’t check his crew’s credentials.

Length: 111 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

The Alleluia Victory

How hard-pressed Christians on the Welsh border won a battle without bloodshed.

Length: 51 words

Greek History

The Third Siege of Missolonghi

The cruelty of the Ottoman Turks so shocked Europe that the tide of opinion turned against them.

Length: 57 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

Edith and Edward

A King and Queen gentler than the times in which they lived.

Length: 53 words

Greek History

Byron and Hercules

Lord Byron could not have hoped for a better omen in his support for the oppressed people of Greece.

Length: 52 words

Discovery and Invention

The Rewards of ‘Patience’

How appropriate that the comic opera ‘Patience’ should introduce the world to the results of thirty years of labour.

Length: 58 words