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He plays a pretty useful game, but he's not quite as good as he fancies he is." "I
know one member of the party who can walk round him," said Rex softly, an alert
look coming into his eyes; "that cadaverous-looking Major who arrived last night.
He'll look heavenly." "The question is, not how he'll look, but how hell behave.
He's a delightful child, of course, but there is a strain of unbridled pugnacity in
him that breaks out at times in a really alarming fashion. You may have forgotten
Dear Winifred, you know, who speaks so beautifully and feelingly at my
gatherings for old women, he's made her look just an ordinary dairy-maidish
blonde; and Francesca, who is quite the most soulless woman I've ever met, well,
he's given ...
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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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