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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Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Sakiwas born in Akyab, Burma now known as Sittwe, Myanmarwas a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. Henry and Basts Parker.

A dying woman talks about reincarnation, with the certainty that she will come back—as an otter, or a dark little Nubian boy. Kitabin sonunda yazar hakkinda bilgi veren bolum ile birlikte taslar daha da yerine oturuyor cunku bu kitap yazarinin ruh dunyasini cok guzel yansitmis. It can be obtained for free in audio format from Librivox. Was nice to sit down and read these stories one after another.

Beasts And Super Beasts

Saki has an amazing way of giving the punchline with the last sentence, sometimes even the last word, that is really very impressive. Sikilmadan eglenerek okudugum bir kitapti. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Saki’s powers of expression are those which will fascinate anyone who enjoys a well told tale.


Paperbackpages. This list may change the next time I read it, yes there will probably be a next time, but this time around these stories got to me the strongest.

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Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Aug 18, Del rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. Sep 14, daniel rated it really liked it Shelves: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The is no one like Saki for blending wicked humor with a tinge of superiority In this collection the nad all involve animals.

Nuttel,” said a very self-possessed young lady of fifteen; “in the meantime you must try and put up with me. In addition to his short stories, he also wrote several plays; a short novel, The Unbearable Bassington ; and two novella-length satires, the episodic The Westminster Alice and When William Came Saki is good for leafing through, not reading front to back. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.

They are more satirical, and on occasion they border on meanness, while stories by Wodehouse are much lighter, and more playful in tone.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Noir, politically incorrect satire at its best. Dark, charming and funny social satires of Edwardian England.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The difference is that Saki is has a stringer bite. Saki influenced one of my favorite humor writer, P. Clever pigs, but selfish pigs.

On the right side of this page on Goodreads, I notice that the site first recommends a book called “Selfish Pigs. I forget who introduced me to Saki but I think it may have been my father, who had a twisted sense of humor much like the author’s.

The stories are quite silly and often poking fun at the British people of the time. I enjoyed this book and recommend it to anyone who enjoys Kipling, Wodehouse or O. Starts off with “The She-Wolf”, in which a supposed practitioner of Siberian magic gets his comeuppance.

I was reminded constantly of the content and form of many modern British comedy acts and sketches, making me wonder if H. Jun 23, Julie Davis rated it it was amazing. Learn more about Amazon Prime.