Beasts and Super-Beasts has ratings and 62 reviews. Will said: I came across a story from this collection via GR friend Tadiana. While I have not rea. Beasts and Super-Beasts was the last collection of Saki’s short fiction published in his lifetime. According to some critics, it is his best. It contains the most. Beasts and Super-Beasts. SAKI ( – ). Saki (December 18, – November 14, ) was the pen name of British author Hector.

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This book is another collection of Saki’s stories. An excellent collection of fine short stories by one of the masters of the craft of storytelling.

I’ve just finished reading a collection of short stories by Hector Hugh Munro. Noir, politically incorrect satire at its best. Red Door Audiobooks Whispersync for Voice-ready.

Sep 14, daniel rated it really liked it Shelves: Ans is no one like Saki for blending wicked humor with a tinge of superiority Stories about young men in clubs several of these reminded me, in many ways, of the books of PG Wodehouse.

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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Jan 30, Honoria rated it it was amazing. However, I am now chocking that up to the fact that I had just finished reading the complete works of Anotn Chekhov, and the humorous shorts by Saki didn’t seem to compare.


Like a lot of Mark Twain’s short stories, the actual stories themselves often feel like This book is not as funny as I remember it being, and it is a lot more British than I’d imagined any book could ever be.

Then, I come across something like this and I’m enraptured once more. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Saki is good for leafing through, not reading front to back.

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In doing so, he has sometimes been considered more macabre than Kipling. Sikilmadan eglenerek okudugum bir kitapti. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, bwasts and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.

Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Sakiwas born in Akyab, Burma now brasts as Sittwe, Myanmarwas a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. Me han entretenido aunque no me han impactado, casi ya ni me acuerdo.

It’s another book I’ve returned to recently and discovered I’d remembered it very differently.

Beasts and Super-Beasts, by Saki : contents

Was nice to sit down and read these stories one after another. Read via Project Gutenberg: Now in the public domainwith a free electronic superbeastz available here. It is a number of short very short stories and some are excellent. Mar 20, Jesse Hebert rated supedbeasts really liked it. Nuttel is sent to the country to recuperate from a nervous breakdown. Feb 23, Prashanth Nuggehalli Srinivas rated it it was amazing. This book is not as funny as I remember it being, and it is a lot more British than I’d imagined any book could ever be.

Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

May 31, Carla Remy rated it really liked it. There are a bunch of high points in it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. While some of the stories in this book are of middling quality, Saki has the gift of delivering such perfect one-liners that it elevates the whole collection back up to full stars. Saki – from Biography.


Aegypan November 1, Zuperbeasts For instance, in “The Open Window”, Mr. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Learn more about Amazon Prime. While I have not read the entire set of stories, available hereI did skip through a sampling. Dark, charming and funny social satires of Edwardian England. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Both write about the British upper class in a comic way, andd where aunts wield too much power at times, and so on.

Beasts And Super Beasts

The stories are quite silly and often poking fun at the British people of the time. I came across a story from this collection via GR friend Tadiana. Want to Read saving…. All the stories are short, five-minute reads, so this is a great book if you don’t have a huge chunk of time to devote to a novel. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Aug 08, Madhulika Liddle rated it really liked it.