Munro used it for political sketches contributed to the Westminster Gazette as early as , later collected as Alice in Westminster.
Publication: The Chronicles of Clovis
The stories and novels were published between that time and the outbreak of World War I, when he enlisted as a private, scorning a commission. He died of wounds from a sniper's bullet while in a shell hole near Beaumont-Hamel.
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One of his characters summed up Saki's stories as those that "are true enough to be interesting and not true enough to be tiresome. The Chronicles of Clovis : Stories by Saki. Renowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions and follies of the Edwardian age. This collection of well-plotted, acerbic short stories showcases his mastery of comic repartee. The tales recount the escapades of an irreverent socialite, Clovis Sangrail—a forerunner to the aristocratic Bertie Wooster of Jeeves fame.
Saki's satires remain remarkably contemporary, offering paradoxical combinations of good-natured irony and cheerful cruelty. Packletide's Tiger. Milne, offers an informative Introduction to this delightful taste of vintage Saki.
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