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Beasts and Super-Beasts

Saki Saki

Publisher: Interactive Media

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Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki. Along with The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts is one of Saki's best-known works. The majority of the volume's stories deal in some fashion with animals, providing the source for its title. The character of Clovis Sangrail, featured in earlier works by Saki, appears in several stories.

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