hector hugh munro

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(1870-1916) British short story author who used the pen name "Saki
orig. H(ector) H(ugh) Munro born Dec. 18, 1870, Akyab, Burma died Nov. 14, 1916, near Beaumont-Hamel, France Scottish writer. A journalist early in his career, he wrote political satires and worked as a foreign correspondent before settling in London in 1908. His comic short stories and sketches, which satirize the Edwardian social scene, were published in Reginald (1904), Reginald in Russia (1910), The Chronicles of Clovis (1911), and Beasts and Super-Beasts (1914); the best-known include "Tobermory" and "The Open Window." Studded with epigrams and with well-contrived plots, his stories reveal a vein of cruelty and a self-identification with the enfant terrible. He was killed in action in World War I
hector hugh munro

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    hec·tor Hugh Mun·ro

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    hektır hyu mınrō

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    /ˈhektər ˈhyo͞o mənˈrō/ /ˈhɛktɜr ˈhjuː mənˈroʊ/

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