Collected Short Stories of Saki

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Wordsworth Editions, Jan 1, 1993 - Fiction - 494 pages
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‘All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who aren't respectable live beyond other people's’.

Saki (H.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. This collection includes Sredni Vastor and The Unrest Cure.

‘We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other married couples they sometimes live apart’

 

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Wicked, wicked wit. (Apart from Shredni Vashtar, which is therapy). Read full review

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Witty, elegant and twisted tales of many types. JS Read full review

Contents

REGINALD
3
Reginald at the Theatre
9
Reginald on Worries
15
Reginald on Besetting Sins
21
Reginalds Christmas Revel
27
REGINALD IN RUSSIA
35
The Sex That Doesn t Shop
44
GabrielErnest
53
The MatchMaker
89
Tobermory
97
7ta Background
103
The Jesting of Arlington Stringham
114
Adrian
121
Tfo Qaetf
127
The Easter Egg
133
71e Mane ow fo Hill
139

The Soul ofLaploshka
60
The Strategist
68
The Mouse
81
7e Wy to the Dairy
150
7e Peace Offering
156
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