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H[ugh, aka "Saki". Morley, Christopher - Contributor. Crown 8vo. Per Wiki, H. Munro, "a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story, and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Blue cloth binding. Printed buff paper dust jacket. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6.

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The complete short stories of 'Saki Munro, H. Seller Image. Munro used it for political sketches contributed to the Westminster Gazette as early as , later collected as Alice in Westminster. The stories and novels were published between that time and the outbreak of World War I, when he enlisted as a private, scorning a commission. He died of wounds from a sniper's bullet while in a shell hole near Beaumont-Hamel.

One of his characters summed up Saki's stories as those that "are true enough to be interesting and not true enough to be tiresome. Collected Short Stories of Saki. Saki 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. Henry as a master of the short story.

The complete short stories of Saki (H.H. Munro)

Written in the period between Queen Victoria's death, and his own in the trenches in France in , his witty tales of the adventures of the English upper class in Edwardian England were influential on the works of P. Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase.

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See if you have enough points for this item. Sign in. Hector Hugh Munro was a British writer, whose witty works satirizing Edwardian society and culture led him to be known as a master of the short story. Munro, better recognized by the pen name Saki, produced works that contrasted the conventions and hypocrisies of Edwardian England with the uncomplicated and sometimes cruel state of nature, a conflict which the latter usually won. This complete edition of short stories will entertain readers with its wonderfully intricate characters, rich political satire and fine narrative style.

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