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  • Short Stories by Saki | H. H. Munro

    Short Stories by Saki

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By H. H. Munro
    • Narrated By Frederick Davidson, Nadia May
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    Hector Munro, writing under the pseudonym of Saki, is justly renowned for his urbane and witty short stories. His eccentric characters, humorous dialogue and engaging domestic situations all reveal a penetrating and sometimes disturbing insight into human nature. As a quixotic tour guide, Saki leads the reader from garden party to pig sty to political convention with the ease of one who is intimately familiar with the cares and foibles of the human condition, showing us this vista of life through the well tempered lens of his gentle, British irony. In this definitive collection of stories we can browse and sightsee at our leisure, cross borders of fresh insight, admire and enjoy each whimsical tale as we journey through the imaginative landscape of a truly artful writer.

    Die Falknerin says: "Satirical brilliance"
  • The Short Stories of Saki: 65 of Saki's Most Popular Tales | Hector Hugh Munro

    The Short Stories of Saki: 65 of Saki's Most Popular Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Hector Hugh Munro
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sixty-five short stories by the master storyteller, Saki.

  • The Healing Practice of Mindfulness | Saki Santorelli

    The Healing Practice of Mindfulness

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Saki Santorelli
    • Narrated By Saki Santorelli
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    Welcome to Mindfulness Meditation. This set of recordings is designed to introduce you to both the formal and informal dimensions of mindfulness meditation practice. You might think of "formal" practice as the time that you deliberately set aside on a regular basis to practice meditation. These recordings provide varying amounts of time to practice "formal" meditation in a carefully designed sequence that is intended to assist you in cultivating multiple dimensions of mindfulness.

  • Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics | Alphonse Daudet,Saki,Oscar Wilde

    Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Alphonse Daudet, Saki, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated By Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt
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    A treasure-chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener.

    Wendy says: "Enjoyable listen"
  • Stephen Fry Presents...A Selection of Short Stories | Hector Hugh Munro

    Stephen Fry Presents...A Selection of Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 19 mins)
    • By Hector Hugh Munro
    • Narrated By Stephen Fry
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    Immerse yourself in a world where the illuminating Stephen Fry reads some of the more memorable short stories of our time. A brilliant combination of reader and writer come together in these short stories available on digital download.

    Phebe says: "Fry is the Perfect Reader for Saki"
  • Saki: Selected Stories | H. H. Saki Munroe

    Saki: Selected Stories

    • Abridged/Unabridged (2 hrs and 1 min)
    • By H. H. Saki Munroe
    • Narrated By Michelle Ford, Sharon Toze, Benjamin Lind
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    Saki, who's real name was Hector Hugh Munro, was a British writer of witty and sometimes macabre stories. Critics consider him a master of the short story, and he is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Saki wrote hundreds of wonderful stories.

  • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection | F. Scott Fitzgerald,Saki,Thomas Hardy,Kate Chopin,James Thurber,P. G. Wodehouse

    Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated By Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
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    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    Sher from Provo says: "I loved these!"
  • Classic Humorous Stories: From the Great Storytellers of the World | Saki,W. W. Jacobs,Ambrose Bierce,Mark Twain,O. Henry,Katherine Mansfield,J. M. Barrie

    Classic Humorous Stories: From the Great Storytellers of the World

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Saki, W. W. Jacobs, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Over 24 of the best humorous stories ever written, including: "The Inconsiderate Waiter", by J. M. Barrie; "Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger", by Saki; "Curried Cow", by Ambrose Bierce; "Cannibalism in the Cars", by Mark Twain; "A Love Knot", by W. W. Jacobs; "A Bottomless Grave", by Ambrose Bierce; "Biffin on the Bassoon", by Harry Graham; "Esme", by Saki; "Germans at Meat", by Katherine Mansfield; and "Adrian", by Saki

    David C. Mauldin says: "An enjoyable listen"
  • Saki: 'The Man on the Hill', 'The Cobweb', 'The Interlopers', and 'The Hounds of Fate' | Saki

    Saki: 'The Man on the Hill', 'The Cobweb', 'The Interlopers', and 'The Hounds of Fate'

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 5 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Patrick Barlow
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    Saki was the pen-name of Hector Hugh Munro. One of the wittiest of all short-story writers, he was born in 1870 in Burma where his father, a Scots army officer, was stationed. He was one when the family returned to England to live in North Devon. When his mother died his father, returning to serve in India, put Hector and his brothers and sisters into the care of his own mother and two sisters. The children’s childhood with their aunts was miserable. The aunts hated each other, quarrelled fiercely, and bullied the children mentally.

  • A Trio of Saki: 'The Storyteller', 'The Open Window', 'Bertie's Christmas Eve' | Saki

    A Trio of Saki: 'The Storyteller', 'The Open Window', 'Bertie's Christmas Eve'

    • UNABRIDGED (33 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Joy Gelardi
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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.

  • Short Stories by Saki | H. H. Munro

    Short Stories by Saki

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 17 mins)
    • By H. H. Munro
    • Narrated By Emma Topping
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    Here are seven of H.H. Munro's (Saki's) finest short stories, including 'The Treasure Ship', 'Laura', 'The Lumber Room', 'The Quince Tree', 'The Open Window', 'Tobermory', and 'The Story Teller'. Witty, mischievous, and sometimes macabre, the stories satirise Edwardian society and culture.

    Michael says: "Could not believe my ears"
  • The Open Window | Saki,Hector Hugh Munro

    The Open Window

    • UNABRIDGED (11 mins)
    • By Saki, Hector Hugh Munro
    • Narrated By Kirk Diedrich, Sandy J. Hotchkiss, Lesley K. Peasrson, and others
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    Unknowingly, a man arrives on the anniversary of the “Great Tragedy” that led to his host having her large French window wide open onto the lawn on an October afternoon in the vain hope that her husband and brothers - whom he learns have been dead three years - will return through it. To his horror, the man shares in the terrors of the day.

  • Beasts And Super Beasts: 36 Short Stories By Saki | Hector Hugh Munro

    Beasts And Super Beasts: 36 Short Stories By Saki

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Hector Hugh Munro
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    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.

    mtparis says: "reader is obnoxious"
  • Classic Saki Stories | Saki

    Classic Saki Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Barbara Leigh-Hunt
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    Saki's popularity and reputation continue to thrive. This collection of unusual stories from the master storyteller all feature animals.

  • Another Trio of Saki: 'The Elk', 'A Holiday Task', and 'The Schartz-Metterklume Method' | Saki

    Another Trio of Saki: 'The Elk', 'A Holiday Task', and 'The Schartz-Metterklume Method'

    • UNABRIDGED (34 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Joy Gelardi
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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 together three more of his finest short stories.

    Fog says: "Can't hear the brilliance for the godawful voice"
  • Beastly Chronicles of Saki | H M Munro

    Beastly Chronicles of Saki

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 49 mins)
    • By H M Munro
    • Narrated By Jermyn Street Theatre
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    The stories of HH Munro – better known by his pen name of Saki – have scarcely been out of print since they were first published nearly a century ago. Yet it often seems that their particular delights are reserved for the private pleasure of his coterie of admirers. It has to be admitted that a taste for Saki is something of an addiction. And like all addictions, once acquired, it is hard to shake off.

    Kerlian says: "excellent dramatization"
  • Witty, Weird and Outrageous: Saki Favorites | Hector Hugo Munro

    Witty, Weird and Outrageous: Saki Favorites

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Hector Hugo Munro
    • Narrated By Tom Sellwood
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    The stories in this collection are from The Chronicles of Clovis (1911) and Beast and Superbeasts (1914).

  • Saki: The Short Stories | Saki

    Saki: The Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 23 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Richard Mitchley, Eve Karpf
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    In this selection of some of Saki's best short stories, we enter a fictional world in which the Edwardian gently are pitched against the rude forces of nature and maiden aunts struggle unsuccessfully to contain the merciless antics of children in their charge. Saki is perhaps the ultimate master of writing complete stories in just a few pages and his sublime craftsmanship is accompanied by a wicked black humour.

  • The World of Saki | Saki (H.H. Munro)

    The World of Saki

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Saki (H.H. Munro)
    • Narrated By Alexander Spencer
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    thatgirlthere says: "Worst.Sound. Ever."
  • A Quartet of Saki: Mrs Packletide's Tiger, Reginald on Besetting Sins, Sredni Vashtar, The Recessional | Saki

    A Quartet of Saki: Mrs Packletide's Tiger, Reginald on Besetting Sins, Sredni Vashtar, The Recessional

    • UNABRIDGED (30 mins)
    • By Saki
    • Narrated By Helen Elizabeth G
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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.

    Guilherme says: "reading needs improvement"
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