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Read à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Saki Ean spas and tourist resorts In Hector followed his father into the Indian Imperial Police where he was posted to Burma like George Orwell a generation later Two years later having contracted malaria he resigned and returned to England At the start of World War I although and officially over age Munro refused a commission and joined nd King Edward's Horse as an ordinary trooper later transferring to nd Battalion the Royal Fusiliers where he rose to the rank of lance sergeant More than once he returned to the battlefield when officially still too sick or injured In November when sheltering in a shell crater near Beaumont Hamel France during the Battle of the Ancre he was killed by a German sniper His last words according to several sources were Put that bloody cigarette out After his death his sister Ethel destroyed most of his papers and wrote her own account of their childhood. A small collection of Saki's most acerbic satirical and funny short stories I was disappointed at first but some of the later stories were my thing I think I'll stick to Wodehouse in future thoughThe stories I enjoyed areThe Baker's DozenTobermoryThe Secret Sin of Septimus BropeThe Schartz Metterklume Method

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The Secret Sin of Septimus BropeNbearable Bassington the episodic The Westminster Alice a Parliamentary parody of Alice in Wonderland and When William Came subtitled A Story of London Under the Hohenzollerns a fantasy about a future German invasion of Britain Mary was the daughter of Rear Admiral Samuel Mercer and her nephew Cecil William Mercer became a famous writer as Dornford Yates Charles Munro was an Inspector General for the Burmese Police In on a home visit to England Mary was charged by a cow and the shock caused her to miscarry She never recovered and soon died Charles Munro sent his children including two year old Hector to England where they were brought up by their grandmother and aunts in a strict puritanical household Munro was educated at Pencarwick School in Exmouth Devon and at Bedford School On a few occasions when he retired Charles travelled with Hector and his sister to fashionable Europ. Really enjoyed it Not really sure why It's so simple but it really takes you there