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The Dark Satire of H.H.Munro

July 9th 2014

ALEX MAIR finds the upheavals of the Edwardian era reflected in the short stories of Saki: ‘To dip into a Munro story is to step across the threshold of good taste, and enter into a darkly satirical universe; one filled with strange beasts, terrifying aunts, blood-thirsty animals, talking hens and angry, unyielding, god-like weasels.’

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