1923. Saki (pseudonym of H. H. Munro), English author, is best known for his witty, sometimes whimsical, often cynical and bizarre short stories; they are collected in Reginald, The Chronicles of Clovis, Beasts and Super-Beasts, and other volumes. Contents of The Toys of Peace include: A Memoir of H.H. Memoir; The Toys of Peace; Louise; Tea; The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh; The Wolves of Cernogratz; Louis; The Guests; The Penance; The Phantom Luncheon; A Brad and Butter Miss; Bertie's Christmas Eve; Forewarned; The Interlopers; Quail Seed; Canossa; The Threat; Excepting Mrs. Pentherby; Mark; The Hedgehog; The Mappined Life; Fate; The Bull; Morlvera; Shock Tactics; The Seven Cream Jugs; The Occasional Garden; The Sheep; The Oversight; Hyacinth; The Image of the Lost Soul; The Purple of the Balkan Kings; The Cupboard of the Yesterdays; and For the Duration of the War. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.