Herbert George Wells known as H. G. Wells was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.
English literature has occupied a central position in the intellectual and artistic development of the whole World. Since 12th century English literature occupied minds of many nations: German, Scandinavian, Italian and others. Heroes of English fairy tales find adventures that will not leave anyone indifferent.
"A Deal in Ostriches" is a short story by the British writer H. G. Wells. It is a cautionary tale about simple human greed. The story is the tale of a carefully crafted and skillfully executed con that exploited the natural greed the protagonist's fellow passengers. How will the story end? Read the story to find out.