Renowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions of the Edwardian age. These short stories recount the escapades of an irreverent socialite and showcase the author's mastery of comic repartee. Saki's satiric tales remain remarkably contemporary, offering paradoxical combinations of good-natured irony and cheerful cruelty. Introduction by A. A. Milne.