Beasts And Super Beasts

  • by Hector Hugh Munro
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A glittering collection of 36 short stories by Edwardian satirist Hector Hugh Munro, who wrote under the pseudonym "Saki". Beasts And Super-Beasts includes many of Saki's best loved tales, exemplifying his witty and multi-layered storytelling, satirizing the habits and morals of British society of his day.
"The She-Wolf", "Laura", "The Boar Pig", "The Brogue", "The Hen", "The Open Window", "The Treasure Ship", "The Cobweb", "The Lull", "The Unkindest Blow", "The Romancers", "The Schartz-Metterklume Method", "The Seventh Pullet", "The Blind Spot", "Dusk", "A Touch Of Realism", "Cousin Teresa", "The Yarkand Manner", "The Byzantine Omelette", "The Feast Of Nemesis", "The Dreamer", "The Quince Tree", "The Forbidden Buzzards", "The Stake", "Clovis On Parental Responsibilities", "A Holiday Task", "The Stalled Ox", "The Story Teller", "A Defensive Diamond", "The Elk", "Down Pens", "The Name Day", "The Lumber Room", "Fur", "The Philanthropist And The Happy Cat", "On Approval"

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reader is obnoxious

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The stories lack drama, but the reader is a goody two-shoes and hard to listen to, unless you are enamored of NPR.


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- mtparis

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-24-2011
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks