Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Beasts and Super-Beasts

bySaki

Kobo ebook | January 19, 2013

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Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki and first published in 1914. The title parodies that of George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman. Along with The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts is one of Saki's best-known works. It was his final collection of stories before his death in World War I, and several of its stories, in particular "The Open Window", are reprinted frequently in anthologies.

Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 13 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, and Kipling, he himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward, and P. G. Wodehouse.

Title:Beasts and Super-BeastsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 19, 2013Publisher:Herne Ridge Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN:9990005946070

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