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The Story-Teller: Thirteen Tales

Return to Cyentos Page. Preview — The Story-Teller by Saki. Thirteen Tales by Saki. A selection of stories about children, by a master of the witty and satirical short story.

Published first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Story-Tellerplease sign up. This is a nice story. See 1 question about The Story-Teller…. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Saki does to his readers exactly what the young storyteller in the train does with the children.

I couldn’t get enough of his awesome writing!! The only other passenger in their carriage is a young man. The children are extremely naughty and give their aunt a hard time with their questions. She keeps saying “Don’t” to everything they do.

They keep asking “Why? The young man is being irritated by all this. So is the children’s aunt, but there is nothing she can do about it. Finally, she starts telling them a story so as narrxdor keep them a A WOMAN is travelling on a train with three children, two nieces and one nephew.

Finally, she narraodr telling them a story so as to keep them away from mischief. However, she is no story teller and tells them one of the most boring stories.

Within no time the children become disinterested. The woman knows she has been at a total loss. The man takes it upon himself to tell the children a story about a girl called Bertha.

He starts off in the same way, but quickly adds spice to the tale by adding that the girl is “horribly” good. The children immediately become all ears. They seem to wonder: Here’s a person with a knack for storytelling. Will the man be able to sustain the children’s interest in the story?


Los Mejores Cuentos De Saki

Or will he give up like the aunt and make the children return to their mischief-making? This is the first story that I have read of Saki, and I must admit that he is a top-notch story teller. Had to read this for literature. Este libro y yo tenemos una muy particular historia. El humor fino y el ingenio de Saki relucen en cada uno de los textos.

Todos los cuentos de Saki cuentps joyas bien pulidas. Mismas risas, mismas sonrisas. En El narrador nos demuestra que a la literatura solo basta con disfrutarla.

Oct 08, Vahid rated it it was ok. Sakithe pen name of Hector Murno, used to witty short stories and often satirize upper-class state of society.

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In this story he criticizes the rampant belief in 19th century that children shouldn’t share their views and the idea that kids were good-for -nothing up to adulthood. Ilustrado con exquisitez y talento, sacando partido del formato apaisado. Quizas es para edades mayores. Sep 29, Consuelo rated it liked it.

The Story-Teller: Thirteen Tales by Saki

Have you ever told stories to someone? Were you successful in it? The plot and setting themselves seem to be not too intricate: But Saki’s writer’s skill makes the narration really gripping. There happen to be a gifted story-teller among them. The middle-aged bachelor’s tale captivates his audience immediately Have you ever told stories to someone? The middle-aged bachelor’s tale captivates his audience immediately, making not only children, but even their aunt gasp.

He brings a current of fresh air into traditional narration of a fairy tale, and it turns into something new, unexpected and amazing, it changes out of all recognition. Moreover, Saki’s satire will draw your attention: Thanks to him we learn about “horribly good” people. They wear medals for obedience and punctuality, but narraor find themselves in danger with only one thought: Just imagine, “horribly good”!

He ridicules vices with such a keen sense of humour, that you can’t help smiling, you can’t remain indifferent. Although it’s a short story, it demands your deep thinking. As you know, brevity is the soul of wit. So, let’s enjoy the wit! Insomma, mi sono accorta che il testo mi distraeva troppo dalle immagini e le immagini dal testo. Come se la fruizione dei due livelli non si riuscisse ad amalgamare sufficientemente.


I thought the Bachelor is a better storyteller than the children’s aunt because he used the fl of good and bad in the most interesting way, in order to keep them entertained. A simple tale to read about, and I like it! Cuentoss maravillosos y cortos para alegrar la tarde y divertir. Oct 06, LexieTheReader rated it it was ok. I enjoyed the theme of the bachelor’s story.

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Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Sakiwas born in Akyab, Burma now known as Sittwe, Myanmarwas a British writer, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story and is often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. His tales feature delicately drawn characters and finely judged narratives.

In addition to his short stories which were first published in newspapers, as was the custom of the time, and then collected into several volumes he also wrote a full-length play, The Watched Pot, in collaboration with Charles Maude; two one-act plays; a historical study, The Rise of the Russian Empire, the only book published under his own name; a short novel, The Unbearable Bassington; the episodic The Westminster Alice a Parliamentary parody of Alice in Wonderlandand When William Came, subtitled A Story of London Saii the Hohenzollerns, an early alternate history.

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