The Open Window by Saki

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What was Framton's reaction when the hunting party arrived in Saki's short story "The Open Window"?

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Towards the end of Saki's short story "The Open Window" Frampton Nuttell, a house-guest of Mrs. Sappleton's who was there to cure his nerves, had been told a fake story by Mrs. Sappleton's niece, Vera, regarding the reason why the window was kept open in the household.

Vera had made up a story telling Frampton how her aunt, who was not present at the moment, had a fixation with the open window because she had supposedly lost her husband and his hunting party one afternoon, and that their bodies were never recovered.

Poor aunt always thinks that they will come back someday...and walk in at that window just as they used to do. That is why the window is kept open every evening...

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Framton grabbed his hat and coat and fled from the house. He ran through the hall door, the gravel drive, and the front gate in a dazed manner. In his haste to run as fast as he could, he was also was about to collide with a cyclist who was coming along the road.

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