Saki (born Hector Hugh Munro) was a British writer, known for his witty and sardonic short stories. He was born in 1870 in Akyab, Burma (now Myanmar) and raised in England. His writing, characterized by its dark humor, irony, and biting social commentary, was published in newspapers and magazines during the early 20th century. Saki is considered one of the leading writers of the Edwardian era and his works continue to be widely read and highly regarded today. Despite a relatively short writing career, Saki's legacy endures through his timeless tales and memorable characters.