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  • The Toys of Peace

  • and Other Papers
  • By: Saki
  • Narrated by: Roy Macready
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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By: Saki
Narrated by: Roy Macready
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Summary

THE TOYS OF PEACE AND OTHER PAPERS by "Saki" (H. H. Munro) is a collection of 33 "papers" or short stories, which were originally published separately in various journals and later issued in one volume in 1919, three years after the writer's death in the Great War.

They are some of the most delightful of literary miniatures.

They are:

The Toys of Peace
Louise
Tea
The Disappearance of Chrispina Umberleigh
The Wolves of Cernogratz
Louis
The Guests
The Penance
The Phantom Luncheon
A Bread and Butter Miss
Bertie's Christmas Eve
Forewarned
The Interlopers
Quail Seed
Canossa
The Threat
Excepting Mrs. Pentherby
Mark
The Hedgehog
The Mappined Life
Fate
The Bull
Morlvera
Shock Tactics
The Seven Cream Jugs
The Occasional Garden
The Sheep
The Oversight
Hyacinth
The Image of the Lost Soul
The Purple of the Balkan Kings
The Cupboard of the Yesterdays
For the Duration of the War

Note: A number of these stories are contained in The Best of Saki (three volumes) narrated by Roy Macready.

Public Domain (P)2019 Spiders' House Audio/Roy Macready

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