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Download Another Trio of Saki: 'The Elk', 'A Holiday Task', and 'The Schartz-Metterklume Method' Audiobook (Unabridged)

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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Saki Narrator: Joy Gelardi Publisher: Matrix Digital Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2008 ISBN:
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Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Munro (December 18, 1870 - November 13, 1916), a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives. This audiobook collects three more of his finest short stories:

The Elk - The grandmother of Bertie Thropplestance is intent on making sure he marries the right woman, and it would seem that their tame elk would have a large part to play in the charade!

A Holiday Task - a lady has lost her memory and acquires the help of Kenelm Jerton to help her eliminate all the possibilities from her inquiries. A bout of mischievous methods lead to a surprising conclusion.

The Schartz-Metterklume Method - At a railway station, an arrogant and overbearing woman mistakes the mischievous Lady Carlotta for the governess she expected. Lady Carlotta, deciding not to correct the mistake, presents herself as a proponent of the Schartz-Metterklume method of making children understand history by acting it out themselves. She chooses a rather unsuitable historical episode for her first lesson. Download and start listening now!

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Author Saki

Hector Hugh Munro (1870–1916), also known as Saki, was born at the height of English Imperialism in Akyab, Burma. Saki is most widely known as a satirist of the English ruling classes, and his best known short story is “The Open Window.” He was also a novelist and playwright and the author of two works of nonfiction, including the historical work The Rise of the Russian Empire.