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Collected Short Stories of Saki

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Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literature & Fiction,
  • Classics

  • Edition Notes

    Wordsworth Classics

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8978448M
    ISBN 101853260711
    ISBN 109781853260711

    The Chronicles of Clovis, published in , was the third in Saki (H. H. Munro)'s series of very funny and very vicious an insider, Saki was ideally poised to eviscerate the Edwardian middle class way of life, and his pitiless and magnetic sense of humour - teamed with an ability to wield that sharpest of writer's tools, the (very) short story - makes these some of the funniest and.


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Free download or read online The Collected Short Stories of Saki pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Saki. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Saki (H.H. Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. Saki (H.H. Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. His extraordinary stories are a mixture of humorous satire, irony and the macabre, in which the stupidities and hypocrisy of conventional society are viciously pilloried.

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Hector Hugh Munro ( - ) was a witty British author who published under the pen name SAKI or H.H. Munro. The inspiration for the pen name "Saki" is unknown, it may be based upon a character in a poem or on a South American Munro's intellect, wit, and mischevious nature it's possible it was based on both simultaneously.

And Saki’s short fiction is often very short – no more than four or five pages in many cases. ‘ The Lumber-Room ’. Possibly Saki’s best-known story, ‘The Lumber-Room’ is a classic short story about a child who is too clever for the adults.

The Collected Short Stories of Saki (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback – 5 Sept. by Hector Hugh Munro (Author) out of 5 stars 62 ratings See all 6 /5(62). THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF SAKI features satirical short stories by noted British humorist Hector Hugh Munro, who usually wrote under the pen-name Saki.

Munro () was known for his quick wit and biting satire of Edwardian society, and is recognized as a master of the short : Wordsworth Editions, Limited. Description book The Collected Short Stories of Saki by Saki: 'All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who aren't respectable live beyond other peoples'Saki (H.H.

Munro) stands alongside Anton Chekhov and O Henry as a master of the short story. AUTHOR Born in Burma inH (ector) H (ugh) Munro, or Saki, ranks alongside de Maupassant and O. Henry as a master of the short story. Written in the period between Queen Victoria's death, and his own in the trenches in France inhis witty tales of the /5(2).

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Classics Library: The Collected Short Stories of Saki by Saki (, Paperback) at the best online. The book begins with Saki's first works, the "Reginald" stories, a small series of vignettes centered around the societal and cynical young Reginald.

Also included are Saki's later and more popular story collections: "Reginald in Russia," the somewhat macabre tales of "The Chronicles of Clovis," Saki's best known "Beasts and Super-Beasts," "The Toys of Peace," and "The Square Egg."/5(34). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Complete Saki: Collected Novels and Short Stories by Saki at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: JA. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3zs83v92 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library ^ "Saki: A Life of Hector Hugh Munro, with six short stories never before collected" Archived 17 October at the Wayback Machine (Hamish Hamilton, London, ), extract at ^ Munro, Hector H.

("Saki") (). The Westminster s/wars: First World War, Battle of the. Editions for The Collected Short Stories of Saki: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback publishe Author: Saki. Saki is the pen name of H. Munro, born in in Burma and educated in England. He began his writing career as a journalist and foreign correspondent but later turned to writing fiction – predominantly short stories for which he is best-remembered – as well as one history book.

He was 43 when the First World War started/5(7). It is a collection of 30 extremely wry and witty short stories written by the inimitable Saki (the pen name for H.H. Munro). The setting is in the midst of upper class English society during the Edwardian Period, the period between the Boer War and World War /5(22).

SREDNI VASHTAR and THE OPEN WINDOW Sredni Vashtar is a short story written between and by Saki (Hector Hugh Munro). This story is collected in this volume and also in an audiobook: Classic Chiiling Tales. A year-old boy called Conradin lives with his guardian Mrs.

De Ropp/5(6). A Summary and Analysis of Saki’s ‘The Open Window’ The Collected Short Stories of Saki He is the author of, among others, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History and The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem. Share this.

Collected Short Stories of Saki (Wordsworth Classics) by Munro, Hector Hugh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The stories of - better known by his pen-name of Saki - have scarcely been out of print since they were first published a hundred years ago.

Yet it often seems that their particular delights are reserved for the private pleasures of his coterie of admirers. It has to be admitted that a taste for Saki is something of an addiction/5. Short stories may be small but can have a mighty impact.

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A reading of Saki’s classic cat story by Dr Oliver Tearle. The cat is the perfect subject for a Saki story. There is something catlike about many of his young protagonists: aloof, urbane, poised, louche, and yet underneath it all there is a feral streak.

Decades ago I bought a book "The Best of Saki" with 49 stories, and enjoyed it immensely. But having recently heard a 3 hour special on Saki on BBC Radio 4 Extra, I wanted more. I ordered the "Complete Short Stories" but quickly saw that someone has said it doesn't include them all/5(39).

The Best Of Saki Hardcover – 1 Jan. The Collected Short Stories of Saki (Wordsworth Classics) Hector Hugh Munro. out of 5 stars Paperback. £ Saki: Selected Stories Saki. out of 5 stars 7. Hardcover. £ The Complete Works of Saki/5(16). The Complete Saki The Collected Novels and Short Stories.

Saki & Hector Hugh Munro. 7 Ratings; $; This collection contains both novels by Saki, all of his short story collections, and also his individual short stories the were published outside collections - in total separate works (including the collection "The Square Egg and /5(7).

The Complete Saki: Collected Novels and Short Stories by Saki,Hector Hugh Munro Book Resume: Saki's (a.k.a Hector Hugh Munro) unique brand of humor has resonated with readers for over a century. Both macabre and also at times vicious, his writing nonetheless manages to perfectly capture the trivial absurdities of the Edwardian era in England.

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J. Published by New York: Simon & Schuster, ().A reading of Saki’s chilling short story by Dr Oliver Tearle. Saki, real name Hector Hugh Munro (), was a master of the very short story, and as well as penning dozens of witty Edwardian short stories consisting of just a few pages, he also left us several short horror fiction masterpieces, of which ‘Gabriel-Ernest’ () is probably the most famous and widely studied.