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Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 — 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, was a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirised 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, a fantasy about a future German invasion of Britain. He was influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, and Kipling, and himself influenced A. A. Milne, Nol Coward, and P. G. Wodehouse.

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Total Books: 242
Beasts and Super-Beasts
2015 - Beasts and Super-beasts (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781515058137
ISBN-10: 1515058131
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Graphic Classics Volume 25 Canine/Feline Classics
2014 - Graphic Classics Volume 25 Canine/feline Classics [Graphic Classics Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982563083
ISBN-10: 0982563086
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels
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The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories
2013 - The Unrest-cure and Other Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590176245
ISBN-10: 1590176243
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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DOCE CUENTOS MALEVOLOS
2013 - Doce Cuentos Malevolos (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788492840434
ISBN-10: 8492840439
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Filboid Studge the Story of a Mouse That Helped
2011 - Filboid Studge the Story of a Mouse That Helped [Penguin Mini Modern Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780141196220
ISBN-10: 014119622X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Chronicles of Clovis Stories by Saki
2010 - The Chronicles of Clovis Stories By Saki (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486475400
ISBN-10: 0486475409
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Reginald
2010 - Reginald (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781443237970
ISBN-10: 1443237973
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment
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Murder at 9 Aka Murder at Nine
2010 - Murder at 9 Aka Murder at Nine [Living Time World Fiction] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781905820801
ISBN-10: 1905820801
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The Unbearable Bassington
2010 - The Unbearable Bassington (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781444426830
ISBN-10: 1444426834
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The Rise of the Russian Empire
2010 - The Rise of the Russian Empire (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781142032968
ISBN-10: 1142032965
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The Chronicles of Clovis
2010 - The Chronicles of Clovis (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781151972637
ISBN-10: 1151972630
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Beasts
2010 - Beasts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781151912077
ISBN-10: 1151912077
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The Toys of Peace and Other Papers
2010 - The Toys of Peace and Other Papers (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781152075108
ISBN-10: 1152075101
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Complete Short Stories of Saki
2010 - The Complete Short Stories of Saki [H. H. Munro] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781420938319
ISBN-10: 1420938312
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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When William Came A Story of London Under the Hohenzollerns
2009 - When William Came a Story of London Under the Hohenzollerns (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150324383
ISBN-10: 1150324384
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Great Classic Horror Six Unabridged Stories
2009 - Great Classic Horror Six Unabridged Stories (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781602836419
ISBN-10: 1602836418
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Great Ghost Stories
2008 - Great Ghost Stories [Naxos Classic Fiction] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9789626349120
ISBN-10: 9626349123
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Mystery & Thrillers, Literature & Fiction
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El contador de cuentos/ The Storyteller
2008 - El Contador De Cuentos/ the Storyteller [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788493650438
ISBN-10: 8493650439
Genre: Children's Books
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Selected European Short Stories
2008 - Selected European Short Stories [Classic Books on CD Collection - UNABRIDGED] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781606460641
ISBN-10: 1606460641
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The Best Short Stories of Saki
2008 - The Best Short Stories of Saki [Collector's Library] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781905716425
ISBN-10: 1905716427
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Toys of Peace  and other papers
2008 - Toys of Peace and Other Papers [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780554216157
ISBN-10: 0554216159
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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2008 - When William Came [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Le Cheval Impossible [French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2006 - Juguetes De Paz El Huevo Cuadrado [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - A Shot in the Dark [Hesperus Classics] (Paperback)
2005 - Laughter and Chills Seven Great Stories [Townsend Library Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2003 - Best of Saki [Picador Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - Witty Weird and Outrageous [Mysteries/Sci-Fi] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2001 - Classic Ghost Stories [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback
2001 - The Un-rest Cure and Other Beastly Tales [Prion Humour Classics] (Hardcover)
2000 - The Complete Short Stories [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
1998 - The Complete Saki [Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics] (Paperback)Paperback
 
1998 - Tobermory and Other Stories By Saki [Everyman Short Story Collection] (Paperback)
1995 - Sredni Vashtar and Other Stories [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1995 - Mrs Packletide's Tiger and Other Stories [Penguin Readers Simplified Texts] (Paperback)
1994 - Short Stories and the Unbearable Bassington [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)
1994 - Tobermory for a Cat Lover [Greetings Books] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1994 - The Best of Saki [Penguin Popular Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - The Story-teller [Classic Short Stories Series] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Short Stories Volume Two [Everyman's Library Paper - v. 2] (Paperback)
1986 - The Mouse [Advanced Readers] (Paperback)
1986 - 76 Short Stories - Collins Gift Classics [Collins Gift Classics] (Hardcover)
1978 - Short Stories V 1 [Everyman Paperbacks] (Paperback)
Hen and the Bull the - Level 1 Beginner [Penguin Readers Simplified Texts - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Stalled Ox Other Stories [Progressive English] (Paperback)Paperback
Cuentos Crueles [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
Tobermory [Phoenix Short Stories] (Paperback)Hardcover
The Interlopers [Tale Blazers] (Paperback)
Music on the Hill [Tales of Fear & the Unknown] (Audio Cassette)
A Twist in the Tale [Selections: Dusk, The Necklace, An Occurance at Owl Creek, The Gift of the Magi] (Hardcover)
Meistererzahlungen [Diogenes Taschenbuch - German Edition] (Other)
Cuentos Completos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Cuentos De Humor Negro [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)