The Un-Rest Cure: And Other Beastly Tales

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Take a decent helping of P.G. Wodehouse, a soupcon of Wilde's epigrammatic wit, then season with the bloodthirsty malevolence of Edward Lear and Roald Dahl, and you will have an approximation of the inimitable genius of Hector Hugo Munro (alias Saki), the most hilarious and savage exponent of the short story in the English language. His flawlessly-etched cautionary tales, which invariably involve wild animals, tell of country parties where upper-class twits and bores meet with fittingly macabre accidents, where the children ...

The Un-Rest Cure and Other Beastly Tales 2001, Prion

ISBN-13: 9781853753701