Celebrate Dahl Day by treating yourself one of Roald Dahl's dark and twisted tales for adults - think you know Dahl, think again. From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories. 'Cruelty has a human heart . . .' Even when we mean to be kind we can sometimes be cruel. We each have a streak of nastiness inside us. In these ten tales of cruelty master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how and why it is we make others suffer. Among others, you'll read the story of two young bullies and the boy they torment, the adulterous wife who uncovers her husband's secret, the man with a painting tattooed on his back whose value he doesn't appreciate and the butler and chef who run rings around their obnoxious employer. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Lust, Madness, Deception, Innocence, Trickery, War and Fear .
From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories from publisher's description
Roald Dahl (1916-90) absolvierte eine kaufmännische Lehre, ging dann 1936 für die Shell Oil Company nach Tanganjika und meldete sich bei Ausbruch des zweiten Weltkriegs als Pilot bei der Royal Air Force. Nach dem Krieg lebte er als freier Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor abwechselnd in den USA und in England.