The Penguin Complete Saki - The Toys of Peace Summary & Analysis

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The Toys of Peace Summary

In "The Toys of Peace," a young man named Harvey, at his sister's request, brings toys that have nothing to do with battles and fighting as gifts to his nephews in an effort to foster interests in things other than war. They prefer to study battles to playing with the toys and Harvey tells his sister that they've started this much too late to have any effect on the boys. In "Louise," a young woman recounts her experiences of the day, realizes that she's left her niece Louise somewhere and has to call around to the various places she had visited in order to find her. In "Tea," a young man named James Cushat-Prinkly comes to realize that he wants to be married some day and that he's going to have to propose to someone in order to make that happen...

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