Monday, 19 January 2015

slipping off a piece of toast

Her Serene Highness made one of her characteristic exits, which Lady Caroline declared always reminded her of a scrambled egg slipping off a piece of toast.
'Saki' (H. H. Munro)
The Unbearable Bassington (1912)

I can't believe I've never reviewed any Saki. 
Wonderful short stories ('Tobermory', the talking cat!) 
and this rather odd novel (also here). 
See reviews by desperate reader, stuck in a book
& i prefer reading.

Poor Saki.

Really wikipedia does not do him justice...

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