‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Christopher Hitchens’ 2008 review of [amazon_textlink asin=’0199226059′ text=’Sandie Byrne’s The Unbearable Saki‘ template=’ProductLink’ store=’irishistcomp-21′ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’9d8453b5-dc0d-11e7-bc94-334d54a39218′] is in fact more of an essay on his admiration for Saki’s short stories.

Go and get an edition of this Edwardian master of the short story. Begin with, say, “Sredni Vashtar” or “The Lumber-Room” or “The Open Window.” Then see whether you can put the book down.

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