The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories

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An NYRB Classics Original The whimsical, macabre tales of British writer H. H. Munro--better known as Saki--skewer the banality and hypocrisy of polite English society between the end of the Victorian era and the beginning of World War I. Saki's heroes are enfants terribles who marshal their considerable wit and imagination against the cruelty and fatuousness of a decorous and doomed world. Here, Saki's brilliantly polished dark gems are paired with illustrations by the peerless Edward Gorey, available for the first time ...

The Unrest-Cure and Other Stories 2013, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781590176245

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