Flora Annie Steel (1847 – 1929) was an English writer who was noted for writing books set in British India relating all features of Indian society. “Lazy Jack” is a short story by Flora Annie Steel, in which the main character is a usual young boy living with his mother in a common. The distinguishing feature of him is that he was very lazy and didn't have any desire to work. But after a certain conviction he numerously hired himself to many services. But time after time he spoiled his each reward and remained with nothing. Fortunately the Fortune gave him a luck and he became rich and married. This little story proves the old and kind truth, any funny event may radically change your life.