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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Jun 23, Superbeasta Davis rated it it was amazing. Kitabin sonunda yazar hakkinda bilgi veren bolum ile birlikte taslar daha da yerine oturuyor cunku bu kitap yazarinin ruh dunyasini cok guzel yansitmis.

Beasts and Super-Beasts

Saki has an amazing way of giving the punchline with the sulerbeasts sentence, sometimes even the last word, that is really very impressive. Stories about young men in clubs several of these reminded me, in many ways, of the books of PG Wodehouse.

In “The Schartz-Metterklume Method” a woman believes that children should learn history by acting them out, but the event she chooses is rather inappropriate for children.

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An excellent collection of fine short stories by one of the masters of the craft of storytelling. Sep 14, daniel rated it really liked it Shelves: I came across a story from this collection via GR friend Tadiana.


Starts off with “The She-Wolf”, in beaxts a supposed practitioner of Siberian magic gets his comeuppance.

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a good collection of short stories. Want to Read saving…. And “Feast of Nemesis” is just a good idea, I heartily approve! ssuperbeasts

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Paperbackpages. Mar 19, Jage rated it really liked it. Both write about the British upper class in a comic way, stories where aunts wield too much power at times, and so on. 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 It can be obtained for free in audio an from Librivox.

I’m definitely looking out for more Saki. While I have not read the entire set of stories, available hereI did skip through a sampling. Red Door Audiobooks Whispersync for Voice-ready.

Hector Hugh Munro Narrated by: This collection had a lot of animal stories I guess the people must the “super-beasts” in the few that didn’t have any animal aspectsuch as the one in which a painter of rural cows manages to beasst a bull not only into his neighbor’s house, but up the stairs!


I was reminded constantly of the content and form of many modern British comedy acts and sketches, making me wonder if H. Munroe played no small role in shaping the way we address our own absurdities.

Saki treats readers to biting wit and brilliant observations. Nov 08, Dione Basseri rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Plus, each veasts these stories has something to recommend it: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

In doing so, he has sometimes been considered more macabre than Kipling.

Published June 29th by Dodo Press first published Jun 15, Jesse rated it it was amazing Shelves: Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki. At first I thought that this was rather flipant piece of liturature. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?