It was as a short-story writer that Stacy Aumonier was most highly regarded. Fellow writers stated that some of his short stories were among the best ever written. Rebecca West said of his writing in 1922 that his ability to blend reality with the imaginary was “the envy of all artists.”
This selection chosen by the critic August Nemocontains the following stories:
— A Source of Irritation
— Where Was Wych Street?
— Burney's Laugh
— The Chinese Philosopher and the European War — Cricket
— “Solemn-Looking Blokes”