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Saki, a life of Hector Hugh Munro with six short stories never before collected by A. J. Langguth

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English


  • Saki, 1870-1916,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementA.J. Langguth.
ContributionsSaki, 1870-1916.
LC ClassificationsPR6025.U675 Z76
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4259989M
ISBN 100671247158
LC Control Number81005607

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Saki, pseudonym of H(ector) H(ugh) Munro, (born Dec. 18, , Akyab, Burma [now Myanmar]—died Nov. 14, , near Beaumont-Hamel, France), Scottish writer and journalist whose stories depict the Edwardian social scene with a flippant wit and power of fantastic invention used both to satirize social pretension, unkindness, and stupidity and to create an . Hector Hugh Munro (Decem – Novem ), better known by the pen name Saki, 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. The Complete Short Stories of Saki Saki (H.H. Munro). The Complete Short Stories of Saki is a comprehensive collection of the short fiction published by the writer born as Hector Hugh Munro. Writing under the pen name Saki, the British writer published the first of . Saki (pen name of Hector Hugh Munro) was a British author and playwright. Renowned as the “Master of Short Stories”- he brilliantly combined wit and mischief in his writing with darker themes while mocking the Edwardian society and culture. He is often juxtaposed to Dorothy Parker and O. Henry.

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Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Langguth, A.J., Saki, a life of Hector Hugh Munro. London: H. hamilton, © Get this from a library! Saki, a life of Hector Hugh Munro: with six short stories never before collected. [A J Langguth; Saki]. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Hector Hugh Munro books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Happily, though Langguth doesn't shy away from Munro's anti-Semitism and Tory politics, he sees the fiction in primarily human, not social, terms: Munro's homosexuality—precisely distinguished from Wilde's (Saki has ""currents of more genuine, if faintly nasty, desire"")—is a .