The Collected Short Stories of Saki

The Collected Short Stories of Saki

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THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF SAKI features 127 satirical short stories by noted British humorist Hector Hugh Munro, who usually wrote under the pen-name Saki. Munro (1870-1916) was known for his quick wit and biting satire of Edwardian society, and is recognized as a master of the short story. His works influenced P.G. Wodehouse and other British writers,… See more details below

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THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF SAKI features 127 satirical short stories by noted British humorist Hector Hugh Munro, who usually wrote under the pen-name Saki. Munro (1870-1916) was known for his quick wit and biting satire of Edwardian society, and is recognized as a master of the short story. His works influenced P.G. Wodehouse and other British writers, including A.A. Milne and Noel Coward. In addition to short stories, Saki wrote drama, history, and several well-received novels.

• Reginald
• Reginald on Christmas Presents
• Reginald on the Academy
• Reginald at the Theatre
• Reginald's Peace Poem
• Reginald's Choir Treat
• Reginald on Worries
• Reginald on House-Parties
• Reginald at the Carlton
• Reginald on Besetting Sins
• Reginald's Drama
• Reginald on Tariffs
• Reginald's Christmas Revel
• Reginald's Rubaiyat
• The Innocence of Reginald
• Reginald in Russia
• The Reticence of Lady Anne
• The Lost Sanjak
• The Sex That Doesn't Shop
• The Blood-Feud of Toad-Water
• A Young Turkish Catastrophe
• Judkin of the Parcels
• Gabriel-Ernest
• The Saint and the Goblin
• The Soul of Laploshka
• The Bag
• The Strategist
• Cross Currents
• The Baker's Dozen
• The Mouse
• The Toys of Peace
• Louise
• Tea
• The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh
• The Wolves of Cernogratz
• Louis
• The Guests
• The Penance
• The Phantom Luncheon
• A Bread and Butter Miss
• Bertie's Christmas Eve
• Forewarned
• The Interlopers
• Quail Seed
• Canossa
• The Threat
• Excepting Mrs. Pentherby
• Mark
• The Hedgehog
• The Mappined Life
• Fate
• The Bull
• Morlvera
• Shock Tactics
• The Seven Cream Jugs
• The Occasional Garden
• The Sheep
• The Oversight
• Hyacinth
• The Image of the Lost Sole
• The Purple of the Balkan Kings
• The Cupboard of the Yesterdays
• For the Duration of the War
• Esmé
• The Match-Maker
• Tobermory
• Mrs. Packletide's Tiger
• The stampeding of Lady Bastable
• The Background
• Hermann The Irascible: A Story of the Great Weep
• The Unrest-Cure
• The Jesting of Arlington Stringham
• Sredni Vashtar
• Adrian
• The Chaplet
• The Quest
• Wratislav
• The Easter Egg
• Filboid Studge, The Story of a Mouse that Helped
• The Music on the Hill
• The Story of St. Vespaluus
• The Way to the Dairy
• The Peace Offering
• The Peace of Mowsle Barton
• The Talking-Out of Tarrington
• The Hounds of Fate
• The Recessional
• A Matter of Sentiment
• The Secret Sin of Septimus Brope
• "Ministers of Grace"
• The Remoulding of Groby Lington
• The She-Wolf
• Laura
• The Boar-Pig
• The Brogue
• The Hen
• The Open Window
• The Treasure-Ship
• The Cobweb
• The Lull
• The Unkindest Blow
• The Romancers
• The Schartz-Metterklume Method
• The Seventh Pullet
• The Blind Spot
• Dusk
• A Touch of Realism
• Cousin Teresa
• The Yarkand Manner
• The Byzantine Omelette
• The Feast of Nemesis
• The Dreamer
• The Quince Tree
• The Forbidden Buzzards
• The Stake
• Clovis On Parental Responsibilities
• A Holiday Task
• The Stalled Ox
• The Story-Teller
• A Defensive Diamond
• The Elk
• Down Pens
• The Name-Day
• The Lumber Room
• Fur
• The Philanthropist and the Happy Cat
• On Approval

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853260711
Publisher:
Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Classics Library
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
772,173
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.02(d)

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