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1. The Complete Saki (Classic, 20th-Century,
2. The Essential Saki Collection
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3. The Biography Of Saki (Pseudonym
4. The Works of Saki (Hector H. Munro-
5. TWILIGHT CREATURES: 40 Stories
6. Great Stories of Horror and Suspense:
 
7. H. H. Munro (Saki)
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8. The Unbearable Saki: The Work
 
9. Saki (H.H. Munro): Selected Short
 
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10. The Toys of Peace, and Other Papers
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11. The Works of William H. Prescott:
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12. The Genius of H.H. Munro: The
13. The Short Stories of Saki (H H
 
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14. The Works of Saki (Collected Works
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15. Best of Saki (Picador Books)
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16. The Lost Tales of H. H. Munro
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17. Beasts & Super-Beasts
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18. The heroic age
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19. Studies on Anglo-Saxon Institutions
 
20. Mammalian Protein Metabolism:

1. The Complete Saki (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
by H. H. Munro
Paperback: 960 Pages (1998-05-01)
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Asin: 0141180781
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Saki (Hector Hugo Munroe) is perhaps the most graceful spokesman for England's "golden afternoon" - the slow and peaceful years before World War I. This volume contains the whole of Saki's work - all the short stories, his three novels and three plays. ... Read more

Customer Reviews (33)

3-0 out of 5 stars Edwardian society and magic
I'm a huge fan of short stories and always read about as many short story collections per year as I do novels, by authors as diverse as Helen Simpson, David Sedaris, TC Boyle, Roald Dahl, Michel Faber, and Wells Tower, to the literary journal McSweeney's. I've heard of Hector Hugh Munro or Saki for a number of years but is one of those classic authors I'd never read that I decided to tackle this year. So how do his stories measure up a century after publication? Not bad, there were a few stories I enjoyed but on the whole they're unfortunately quite mundane.

The ones I enjoyed showed Saki introducing macabre and mystical elements into his tales. "Gabriel-Ernest" is a great baroque story about a boy werewolf while "Sredni Vashtar" is about a boy who befriends a ferret only to create a pagan religion around it, then when his cousin gets rid of the ferret from the house he prays for the ferret-god to get rid of his cousin... then his cousin disappears! "The Peace of Mowsle Barton" is a story of a peaceful village of warring witches while the pagan theme continues in "The Music on the Hill" where an offering to the pagan god Pan is spoiled by an unwitting young woman who is then gored by a stag's antlers. There are also stories of hyenas in the English countryside ("Esme" and "The Quest") as well as talking cats ("Tobermory") all of which I really enjoyed.

Then there are the bulk of the stories which are mostly about young people or children outwitting their elders. These stories are often about slight things like misunderstandings, like a gent who writes rhyming couplets about women, a pet monkey stealing lozenges, a woman transformed into a she-wolf (but not really). They're readable in that they're well written but they're not very compelling and I often found myself sighing at the almost punchline type ending to a story.

Saki comes across as a very smart, self-aware writer of then-modern stories, but the stories don't measure up as well as they once did and as such don't have the same effect on the readers of today. Don't get me wrong, there are some good stories here but there are a number of stories here that don't sustain the level of storytelling or interest. Shame too as I really wanted to like Saki. I guess I just expected more to his work.

5-0 out of 5 stars The King of the Short Story
When I was a soldier, I was lucky enough to be introduced to the pleasures of Saki by a kindly American lady at some NATO barracks, who in her free time tried to bring the pleasures of English literature to our ignorant soldierly souls. I darkly remember that it was the cat Tobermory who acquainted me with Sakis perfidious wit, his devilish epigrammes and his poisonous flatteries. Here you meet Ambrose Bierce if he would have been a better writer. A deeply mysogynistic worldview, which holds that everything is or can be made ridiculous except good food and wine, brings forth the most outrageous epigrammes you will ever read. Read Saki!
(and afterwards, refrain from quoting him all the time to your friends)

4-0 out of 5 stars The short stories are top drawer.
This is a great book for the loo. Endings are often surprising but often in a similar way. Thus, although the stories are short and exceptionally well written, they are best in small doses. I managed to get through one of the novels (alternative history), but it was preachy. Found nothing beyond the stories of much interest.

5-0 out of 5 stars . . . AND I THOUGHT ALL 19TH-CENTURY WRITERS WERE STUFFY
Okay, Oscar Wilde was an exception. But looking at Saki I thought he'd be the fop of fops. Not at all so. His short stories, typically only several pages long are all unique to every other story of his and versus the field. His novels, surprisingly quick and bright, almost right for our age of 30-second mentalities. His short stories, perfect.

He give great openings; I just flipped to an opening page. Yes, it was good: "In an age when it was become increasingly difficult to accomplish anything new or original, Bavton Bidderdale interested his generation by dying of a new disease." Quick, bright and paid off in the following few pages with never a boring, unoriginal platitude or easy, expected sentence.

Today H.H. Monroe (aka Saki) would make a good copywriter or do okay writing for SNL. For me, he's a nice writer to read in a nightly after-bed before-sleep ritual. A safe promise to make: You'll be delighted and may even happily dance to his word plays. And you will never be not surprised. Enjoy.

5-0 out of 5 stars very funny book
The writing in this book may well be described as a cross between PG Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh.If you enjoy those authors you will enjoy Saki. ... Read more


2. The Essential Saki Collection
by Saki (H. H. Munro)
Kindle Edition: Pages (2009-05-24)
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Asin: B002B3XL8C
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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7 collections of Saki stories, with a navigable table of contents:

Beasts and Super-Beasts
The Chronicles of Clovis
Reginald
Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches
The Toys of Peace
The Unbearable Bassington
When William Came
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4-0 out of 5 stars Good but not perfect ebook collection of Saki's stories
If ever there was an author born to be read on a Kindle reader (or smart phone), that author is Saki (H. H. Munro), who flourished at the turn of the previous century (he died in WWI). Although he wrote three novels and three plays, he is mostly remembered for his prodigious output of arch and witty short stories. This ebook does not contain Saki's plays, but does contain two novels (The Unbearable Bassington; When William Came) and five of the six collections of short stories (Beasts and Super-Beasts; Reginald; Reginald in Russia and Other Stories; The Chronicles of Clovis; and Toys of Peace). It lacks The Square Egg (a collection of eight, mostly unremarkable stories).

Saki is the perfect Kindle author because his stories are mostly short pieces (3 to 6 pages long in the print edition). You can easily read two or three on your bus or subway commute to work or while waiting in you car while your partner rushes into a take-out restaurant to pick up dinner. The stories are insightful observations of human nature and social interactions (Saki being British, many of his stories turn on the foibles of the upper and upwardly mobile classes). The collection includes the often-anthologized stories "Mrs. Packletide's Tiger" and "The Open Window," as well as "The Story-Teller" (the latter is my all-time favorite Munro story).

Although the ePublisher says this collection has a "navigable" Table of Contents, this is misleading. You can access any of the seven volumes of the ebook from its Table of Contents, but you can't access individual stories within the four short story collections from the "non-navigable" tables of contents at the beginning of each collection. This is unfortunate because there is no real need to read these collections in sequence and every fan of Saki will want to jump around and locate favorite stories for re-reading (or for forcing friends to read..."Dude, read this one. It's short. It'll only take five minutes!) Note to ePublisher: Please fix this flaw! It's not that hard to do, just a little extra tagging.

But for the price, this ebook is very much worth downloading. You'll be surprised how many times in a day you have five minutes to spare and would like something amusing to read.
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3. The Biography Of Saki (Pseudonym Of H. H. Munro)
by Ethel Monro
Hardcover: 112 Pages (2007-07-25)
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Asin: 0548078610
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THIS 108 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: The Square Egg and Other Sketches with Three Plays. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 1417932694. ... Read more


4. The Works of Saki (Hector H. Munro- 7 books)
by Saki
Kindle Edition: Pages (2009-08-16)
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Asin: B002LSIK3S
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Beasts and Super-Beasts
The Chronicles of Clovis
Reginald
Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches
The Toys of Peace
The Unbearable Bassington
When William Came ... Read more


5. TWILIGHT CREATURES: 40 Stories of Vampires, Werewolves, and other Unspeakable Beings
by J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Bram Stoker, Henry James, Arthur Conan Doyle, H. Munro Saki, Robert Louis Stevenson, H.G. Wells, Anton Chekhov, and 30 Others
Kindle Edition: Pages (2010-06-30)
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Asin: B003UNJX3O
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“TWILIGHT CREATURES: Stories of Vampires, Werewolves and other Unspeakable Beings” features 40 absorbing and fascinating short stories and legends from around the world, some of them translated to English for the first time. Martin Monreal provides an introductory essay, which situates each story in its proper context.

TWILIGHT CREATURES includes famous and lesser known stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, Noemi Sutera, Bram Stoker, Guy de Maupassant, H. R. Haggard, Apuleius, Turgenev, H. Clifford, Baring-Gould, Saki, E. Peattie, Mary Freeman, Machen, Poe, Benson, Blackwood, Bierce, Wells, Dunsany, Conan Doyle, O’Donnell, H. James, W.W. Jacobs, Hawthorne, Stevenson, Gogol, and Chekhov, among others, plus a spooky selection of French, Eskimo, Argentine, Russian, Japanese and Chinese folktales.

Explore the world of TWILIGHT CREATURES and by the time you are done reading the last piece, you might just agree with M.R. James’ view "that, humanly speaking, all these many solemn events have a meaning for us, if our limited intelligence permitted of our disintegrating it."

Martin Monreal is a writer, translator and illustrator. He studied Foreign Literature at the University of Buenos Aires, and attended Pratt Institute in New York. He has published poetry and short stories in Spanish, and is the editor of MASTERS OF HORROR AND SUSPENSE: 100 Short Stories, THE CANON OF THE SHORT STORY: 100 Stories, and BEST GHOST STORIES… EVER (upcoming).

CONTENTS

Introduction by Martin Monreal

1. M.R. James Mr Humphreys and his Inheritance
2. J. Sheridan Le Fanu Carmilla
3. Bram Stoker In the presence of Vampires
(from Dracula)
4. Guy de Maupassant The Horla
5. Henry Rider Haggard Only a Dream
6. Lucius Apuleius The Corpse Watcher
7. Ivan Turgenev Clara Militch
8. Hugh Clifford A Night of Terror
9. Love Unrequited (A French Legend)
10. Sabine Baring-Gould Jean Grenier
11. Saki The Wolves of Cernogratz
12. Elia W. Peattie On the Northern Ice
13. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman The Vacant Lot
14. The Dissapearance of Mr. Najh
(A 19th Century Urban Legend)
15. Arthur Machen The White People
16. Edgard Allan Poe Metzengerstein
17. The Shroud (A Russian Folktale)
18. The Legend of Rheineck (A German Folktale)
19. Four Eskimo Folktales a. Papik,
who killed his wife's brother
20. b. Artuk, who did all forbidden things
21. c. The Spirit of the Singing House
22. d. The boy from the bottom of the sea
23. Algernon Blackwood The Wendigo
24. E.F.Benson The Man Who Went too Far
25. Ambrose Bierce The Death of Halpin Frayser
26. H.G.Wells The Valley of Spiders
27. Mujina (A Japanese Legend)
28. The Story of Ming-Y (A Chinese Folktale)
29. Lord Dunsany Where the Tides Ebb and Flow
30. Arthur Conan Doyle The Horor of Heights
31. Arthur Christopher Benson Out of the Sea
32. Elliott O'Donnell Up the Nile River
33. Henry James The Turn of the Screw
34. W.W. Jacobs The Well
35. Nathaniel Hawthorne Ethan Brand
36. Robert Louis Stevenson Thrawn Janet
37. Noemí Sutera Summer 1972
38. Nikolay V. Gogol The Cloak
39. Ivan Turgenev The Old Woman
40. Anton Chekhov A Dead Body

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6. Great Stories of Horror and Suspense: The Monkey's Paw, Hop-Frog, and 13 More - Literary Touchstone Classic
by Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, W.W. Jacobs, Charles Dickens, Guy de Maupassant, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Washington Irving, Ambrose Bierce, W.F. Harvey, H.H. Munro, Nathaniel Hawthorne
Kindle Edition: 200 Pages (2008-06-01)
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Asin: B001R4COBG
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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What makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Is it something sinister-a secret sense warning you that something is wrong, that someone, some thing you can't see, is in the room with you? Is it real? Should you run? Fight? Scream? Find the answers within the musty, dark recesses of these stories.Through the haunted imaginations of Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, Ambrose Bierce, and nine other great authors, we are transported to places our own imaginations hesitate to take us, and we bear witness to unthinkable events.These stories endure, not merely because of what they are about, but how they are told-and when told by master storytellers, these startling tales send chills up and down our spines.Open the book, if you dare, and enter another world-you'll find that it's worth the risk.This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic includes a glossary and notes to help the modern reader appreciate details that mayotherwise be confusing or overlooked. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars If you have a favorite horror story from youth, chances are it's here!
Bierce's 'Occurrence at Owl Creek' and W.E.Harvey's 'August Heat' are two treasured stories from my youth... this book contains those and a wealth more.Excellent collection.

4-0 out of 5 stars Good Classic Stories
I ordered this book for one specific story that was in it (The Monkey's Paw) because I needed it for class.I ended up reading the entire book and found the stories quite delightful!Definately a must have for anyone who enjoys short stories of the macabre nature. ... Read more


7. H. H. Munro (Saki)
by charles gillen
 Hardcover: Pages (1969)

Asin: B002FRV09G
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8. The Unbearable Saki: The Work of H. H. Munro
by Sandie Byrne
Hardcover: 288 Pages (2007-12-20)
list price: US$49.95 -- used & new: US$32.79
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Asin: 0199226059
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Saki is the acknowledged master of the short story. His writing is elegant, economical, and witty, its tone worldly, flippant irreverence delivered in astringent exchanges and epigrams more neat, pointed, and poised even than Wilde's. The deadpan narrative voice allows for the unsentimental recitation of horrors and the comically grotesque, and the generation of guilty laughter at some very un-pc statements.
Saki's short stories have been much reprinted as well as adapted for radio, stage, and television, but his novels, The Unbearable Bassington and When William Came, are almost unknown, his journalism and travel writing forgotten, and his plays rarely performed. Sandie Byrne argues that his reputation has been unfairly overshadowed by his predecessor Oscar Wilde, contemporary George Bernard Shaw, and successors P.G. Wodehouse and Evelyn Waugh.

In a well-meaning introduction to the Penguin Complete Saki, No:el Coward reinforced the received image of Saki's work as celebrating an Edwardian or even Victorian milieu of privilege, luxury, and affectation; comedies of manners and light satire. Byrne shows that Saki's writing was no nostalgic evocation of a lost golden age, and that he was rarely concerned with the charm and delight Coward describes. His preoccupations were with England, the values of Empire, and the dangerous beauty of the feral ephebe. The threat to the first two of these triggered his alleged metamorphosis from cosmopolitan cynic and dandy-about-town to patriotic, even jingoistic, NCO, in a manner worthy of his blackest humor. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars splendidly clever & humorous short stories
Saki was my favorite short story author when I was a student.i just sent this collection to my daughter in boarding school & she just loves it.when you need a little laugh at the end of your day , read one of Saki's shorts! ... Read more


9. Saki (H.H. Munro): Selected Short Stories
by Saki
 Audio Cassette: Pages (1983-07-01)
list price: US$36.00
Isbn: 073663987X
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10. The Toys of Peace, and Other Papers (Collected Works of H. H. Munro)
by H.H. Munro
 Library Binding: Pages (2000-05)
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Asin: 0742628795
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11. The Works of William H. Prescott: History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain...Ed. by W.H. Munro...And Comprising the Notes of the Edition by J.F. Kirk
by George Ticknor, Arthur C. Newsum
Paperback: 464 Pages (2010-04-21)
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Asin: 1149119187
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more


12. The Genius of H.H. Munro: The Chronicles of Clovis (Volume 1)
by Tom Thomas
Paperback: 110 Pages (2009-05-19)
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Asin: 1442165227
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Short Stories by a master story teller ... Read more


13. The Short Stories of Saki (H H Munro) (Modern Library, 280.1)
by H H Munro (Saki)
Hardcover: Pages (1951)

Asin: B000PANK5C
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14. The Works of Saki (Collected Works of H.H. Munro 8 volumes)
by H.H. Munro
 Library Binding: Pages (2000-05)
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Asin: 0742628841
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15. Best of Saki (Picador Books)
by Saki, H. H. Munro
Paperback: 256 Pages (2003-02-10)
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Asin: 0330247328
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Saki's satirical, comic and macabre short stories of pre-war society. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars THE BEST OF SAKI
Sharpest, wittiest, break-down-into-tears-with-laughter, Munro (a.k.a., Saki) has undeniably preserved himself in my heart forever as my favorite Edwardian humorist.We all know at least someone, perhaps a small town, who needs AN UNREST CURE.Or maybe you know a young couple "In the Family Way."This little tome has lots of lovely, sentimental names they might like!My special fave was Esme.I named my next cat Esme, as I wasn't in a family way, don't you know!

Written in Edwardian England pre-WWI, Saki's short macabre comedies are twisted, wicked fun!

5-0 out of 5 stars Master of the short story
There may not be a greater master of the English short story.Saki (H.H. Munro) writes from a period that is recent enough to be somewhat familiar, but remote enough to provide a bit of an exotic feel to the settings.These short short stories (typically 5 or 6 pages) are an uninterrupted series of gems.In a storytelling style full of grace, charm, and wit, Saki is unstinting in his criticism of the selfish, the self-centered, and the self-absorbed.About the only humans who are spared his sharp utensil are children, who frequently consort with Saki in piercing his victims.Delicious fun.

I read this entire collection over about two weeks.I would not recommend reading Saki's short stories this way.Before reaching the midpoint, oneis so familiar with his style, approach, and aim that the element of surprise is somewhat dulled.These should be dipped into perhaps two or three at a time and then set aside for a month or two.Don't worry...they'll keep.

5-0 out of 5 stars Hilariously dark short stories
Probably the only sane response, as a writer, to Edwardian England was to skewer it mercilessly. And nobody serves up a finer kebab than Saki. These stories are clever and hilariously funny. I think part of their appeal is that, although Munro can be merciless, one always senses an underlying affection for his targets. It's also pretty clear that Saki's sympathies are with those who lack clout in the established power structure of Edwardian society (children, for example), which makes me like him all the more.

A very funny book.

5-0 out of 5 stars An outstanding collection
This is one of my favorite and most admired books, ever.An ideal collection of ideal short stories - witty, brief yet complete, and not a word wasted in creating tone and point.Funny and satisfying.Unsettling and creepy.Deliberate use of language and vocabulary that cuts and exposes.All of the above.Unforgettable: The charging stag.The baby playing with buttercups.Schartz-Metterklume.

Recommended without reservation, for a single sitting or a one-a-night from the bedside table.

5-0 out of 5 stars Darkly Humorous Revenge
Picador edition has wonderful, nicely written introduction that gives marvelous details of Saki's remarkable and short life, explaining well why his stories are usually so dark, and why he liked to take aim at stuffy old bats.

Nearly all of Saki's short stories are about some character exacting revenge upon cruel or shallow members of the British upper class.His writing sometimes feels labored and overwrought, with overlong sentences or ungainly descriptions.But his consistant style, sense of justice, and biting wit are the gems to be discovered within.

The earliest stories seemed to have a lack of balance between darkness and wit, but he did find his equilibrium and most of the later tales are deliciously satisfying.

Absolutely delightful reading if you liked Robert Altman's recent film Gosford Park, or if you are fed up with stuffy, mean upper class types. ... Read more


16. The Lost Tales of H. H. Munro ("Saki")
by H. H. Munro ("Saki")
Paperback: 42 Pages (2006-07-06)
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Asin: 1600962327
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Little-known but excellent tales published in periodicals but never before collected in book form. A must-read collection for all Saki admirers. "The Pond" is a particularly fine example of Munro's stories, with superb plotting and his trademark twist at the end. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 6-by-9-inch format by Waking Lion Press. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Buy if you're a fan
Those who love Munro's work will like this (ultra-slim) collection for providing a glimpse of how his style developed over time. The wittiness and eloquence are much in evidence, but the story-telling is somewhat variable in quality. Being a fan, I'm glad to have it.

Those who've yet to experience the joys of Munro would, I think, be better off starting with Best of Saki (Picador Books) or The Complete Saki (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics). ... Read more


17. Beasts & Super-Beasts
by H. H. Munro
Paperback: 256 Pages (2008-10-07)
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more


18. The heroic age
by H Munro 1870-1947 Chadwick
Paperback: 500 Pages (2010-09-01)
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In this book, first published in 1912 as part of the Cambridge Archaeological and Ethnological Series, Chadwick compares Teutonic and Greek heroic literature, to shed light on both. This was the first discussion of his theory of a Heroic Age, which he was to expand in a three-volume work written with his wife, Nora Kershaw Chadwick, The Growth of Literature. Chadwick examines topics such as supernatural, religious, and mythic elements in Germanic, Scandinavian, and Homeric literature deriving from an older oral tradition, and also what they can tell us about the societies from which they derive. He uses philology and archaeological evidence as well as historical and literary sources, and shows how many common themes emerge in the different traditions. He argues that a heroic literature is something that appears in many cultures at different periods in history and which therefore requires a knowledge of anthropology for full understanding. ... Read more


19. Studies on Anglo-Saxon Institutions (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
by H. Munro Chadwick
Paperback: 440 Pages (2010-08-26)
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First published in 1905, H. Munro Chadwick's Studies on Anglo-Saxon Institutions applied his study of philology to a re-analysis of the historical evidence for early English law and administration. In the first part he examines the development of the monetary and social systems, coming to some controversial interpretations. The second part of the book looks at the administration at national and local levels, land tenure and the origin of the nobility. He shows that there was considerable variation between different Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and their legal and social organisation. Chadwick combined his knowledge of languages, history and archaeology to highlight new areas for further research, and he had considerable influence on the development of the study of Anglo-Saxon and related subjects at Cambridge. ... Read more


20. Mammalian Protein Metabolism: v. 4
 Hardcover: 763 Pages (1970-10-06)

Isbn: 0125106041
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