- Publisher: Penguin
- ISBN: 9780718188498
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Author: Roald Dahl
From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories.
'VENGEANCE IS MINE INC. will undertake, on your behalf and in absolute confidence, to administer suitable punishment and in this regard we respectfully submit to you a choice of methods (together with prices) for your consideration'
Enter the dark and deceiving world of Roald Dahl's stories for adults. Among ten tall tales of deception and cunning you'll read about how revenge is sweeter when carried out by someone else, how to get away with the perfect murder, the old man whose wagers end in a most disturbing payment and the card sharp so good at cheating his life takes a sudden turn.
About the Author
The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author.
His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. Some of his better-known works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The BFG.
He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.
He died in November 1990.