short stories of Saki (H.H. Munro) complete, with an introduction by Christopher Morley.
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Published by J. Lane in London .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMunro, Ethel M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025 U675 A15 1935
The Physical Object
Pagination718p.
Number of Pages718
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18449055M

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The inspiration for the pen name "Saki" is unknown, it may be based upon a character in a poem or on a South American monkey. Given Munro's intellect, wit, and mischevious nature it's possible it was based on both simultaneously. As a writer, Munro (Saki) was a master of the short story form and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Saki (pseudonym of H. H. Munro), English author, is best known for his witty, sometimes whimsical, often cynical and bizarre short stories; they are collected Pages: Other short stories by Saki also available along with many others by classic and contemporary authors. short stories interactive word games. Saki. The Open Window "My aunt will be down presently, Mr. Nuttel," said a very self-possessed young lady of fifteen; "in .   I have long been a lover of Hector Hugh Munro and his short stories, and I'd like to propose a trio of stories from Saki. I remember being disturbed yet fascinated by "Tobermory" as a bedtime : Nell Boase.

  Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3zs83v92 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library Saki (H. H. Munro) is considered a master of the short story, known for his clever lines and twist endings. His stories contain more witticisms than those of any other short story writer that I’ve read. Here is a collection of Saki stories, both famous and lesser known, with summaries.   The buttoned-up world of the British upper classes is exploded by the brilliance, wit and audacity of Saki's bomb-like stories. In 'The Open Window' an imaginative teenager gives a visitor the fright of his life. In 'The Unrest Cure' the ordered home of a respectable country gent is rocked to its core/5(K).   The buttoned-up world of the British upper classes is exploded by the brilliance, wit and audacity of Saki's bomb-like stories. In "The Open Window" an imaginative teenager gives a visitor the fright of his life. In "The Unrest Cure" the ordered home of a respectable country gent is rocked to its : Neeland Media.