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The Best of Saki
Martin Stephen

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789380143903
Price : 175

About the book
Somewhere between the wit of Oscar Wilde and the mischief of Joe Orton, lies the work of Hector Hugh Munro – better known as Saki England before the Great War – the tasteful world of the upper – class drawing room, of Dowager Duchesses and irascible Aunts. Into this setting Saki introduces his heroes, Clovis, Reginald and many others – creatures of acid wit, black humour, infinite mischief and exquisite bad taste. To read the best of Saki’s stories is to enter the mind of the cat as it contemplates the canary, a world which believes itself to be thoroughly civilised, but which to the Saki hero teeters on the brink of chaos. All it needs is a nudge. Includes: Tobermory, Gabriel Ernest, Svedni Vashtar, The Interlopers, Birds on the Western Front

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Martin Stephen
Martin Stephen is High Master of St Paul's School and author of 15 titles on English literature and military history. He is an experienced broadcaster and journalist who writes regularly for the broad...(+)
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