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The Chronicles of Clovis

The Chronicles of Clovis

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by Saki, H H Munro, A. A. Milne (Introduction)

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The Chronicles of Clovis
By Saki


The Chronicles of Clovis
By Saki

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7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.34(d)

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"In all literature, he was the first to employ successfully a wildly outrageous premise in order to make a serious point. I love that. And today the best of his stories are still better than the best of just about every other writer around."

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The charming, beloved master of short fiction known as "Saki" was born Hector Hugo Munro in 1870 in Akyab, Myanmar, which was then known as Burma. Hector was the youngest child of the Inspector-General of the Burmese police -- H.H. Munro was a child of the British Empire at its fullest glory. The children were soon sent to live with maiden aunts and their grandmother in Devon. The eccentric aunts and favorite childhood stories, including Robinson Crusoe, Alice in Wonderland, and Johnnykin and the Goblins, proved inspirational for later stories. As an adult, Saki served in the Burmese police and later, became a London political satirist and then journalist posted to Warsaw, Moscow and St. Petersburg. As with most of his generation, Saki enlisted in military service at the outbreak of the First World War. Stationed with the Royal Fusiliers, his battalion was sent to France in September, 1915.

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The chronicles of Clovis 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lola_OConnell More than 1 year ago
Watch out, Algernon Moncrief! Clovis might give u a run for ur money! Clovis is beyond a Dandy! His adventures with The Baroness, his wit, and his ironic humor are pleasing to readers of any genre. You will particularly laugh with the story of Tobermory- The cat who learned to speak. Furthermore, you will see Saki's macabre side in the story 'Sredni Vashtar'. All stories are linked together in such an amusing and clever way that earns Saki a five star rating!