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"Nowadays there is not demand for marvellous things that have really happened,
" said Crosby discouragingly; "the professional writers of fiction turn these things
out so much better. For instance, my neighbours tell me wonderful, incredible ...
"This is appalling," said Mrs. Olston; "my husband would never forgive me if
anything happened to those birds. They've been seen about the woods for the
last year or two, but this is the first time they've nested. As you say, they are
almost the ...
"I don't know how often," said Eleanor, "but it must happen very frequently.
Whenever I want you to take me anywhere in your car I am always told that there
is something wrong with it, or else that the chauffeur has got neuralgia and you
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - elucubrare - LibraryThing
Saki is one of those authors (like most, I believe) who are better taken in moderation. The Complete Works become wearing, though not entirely devoid of charm. One becomes steadily more aware of his ... Read full review
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There was a time when I thought this was pretty cool. Now that I'm older it dawns on me that HH Munro must have hated the human race. His stories are funny in the sense that you get an occasional ... Read full review
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