Saki’s creepy stories revisited

SAKI was a pen name used by british writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) and he's well-known for his short witty stories often depicting the upper-class and satirize the Edwardian society. Most of them come with a twist and slight touch of creepiness. His writing was influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll and Rudyard Kipling. Hector …

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Arthur Rackham’s illustrations to Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tales of Mystery and Imagination”

Arthur Rackham (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. When I was about 10-12 years I loved to read from Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination. I remember I borrowed it a couple of times from the local library. I cannot say I understood all of his stories at such …

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