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The Complete Works of Saki (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Complete Works of Saki (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by H.H. Munro, Adam Rovner

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.

Saki was called the Oscar Wilde of his day, and hailed as a master stylist. Using witty dialogue and macabre humor, he writes of mischievous young men, foolish aunts, and blood-thirsty beasts. His stories are surprisingly modern in their incongruous mixture of humor and horror. The first truly comprehensive edition of Saki's voluminous output, The Complete Works of Saki includes six previously uncollected stories.

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ISBN-13: 9781411467620
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/13/2012
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 960
Sales rank: 960,820
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Hector Hugh Munro was born in Burma in 1870. The Munro family served the British Empire on the Indian subcontinent, and Hector was sent to England for his education. In 1893, Hector returned to Burma to serve as a policeman, but was forced to resign his post and return to England the next year when he got malaria.

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