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Collected Short Stories of Saki

  • Author : Saki
  • Binding : Paperback

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Collected Short Stories of Saki

  • Author : Saki
  • Binding : Paperback

₹ 152

₹ 435 65% OFF You save ₹283
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  • ENGLISH

    Language
  • 512

    Pages
  • 9781853260711

    ISBN
  • 129 mm

    Width
  • 198 mm

    Height
  • 345 gram

    Weight
  • PAPERBACK

    Binding
  • 5 SEPTEMBER 1993

    Publish Date
  • 28 mm

    Spine Width

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    All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who arent respectable live beyond other peoples 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 pillorie All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who arent respectable live beyond other peoples 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...  Read More

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    Saki

    Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Saki, was born in Akyab, Burma (now known as Sittwe, Myanmar), was a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives. "The Open Window" may be his most famous, with a closing line ("Romance at short notice was her speciality") that has entered the lexicon. In addition to his short stories (which were first published in newspapers, as was the custom of the time, and then collected into several volumes) he also wrote a full-length play, The Watched Pot, in collaboration with Charles Maude; two one-act plays; a historical study, The Rise of the Russian Empire, the only book published under his own name; a short novel, The Unbearable Bassington; the episodic The Westminster Alice (a Parliamentary parody of Alice in Wonderland), and When William Came, subtitled A Story of London Under the Hohenzollerns, an early alternate history. He was influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, and Kipling, and himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward, and P. G. Wodehouse

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