Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected

Book - 1990
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Dahl is a master at introducing readers to a new sense of what lurks beneath the ordinary.
In these deliciously nasty stories an internationally acclaimed practitioner of the short narrative works his own brand of black magic: tantalizing, amusing, and sometimes terrifying readers into a new sense of what lurks beneath the ordinary. Included in Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected are such notorious gems of the bizarre as "The Sound Machine," "Lamb to Slaughter," "Neck," and "The Landlady."
A wine connoisseur with an infallible palate and a sinister taste in wagers. A decrepit old man with a masterpiece tattooed on his back. A voracious adventuress, a gentle cuckold, and a garden sculpture that becomes an instrument of sadistic vengeance. Social climbers who climb a bit too quickly. Philanderers whose deceptions are a trifle too ornate. Impeccable servants whose bland masks slip for one vertiginous instant.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990
Edition: Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9780679729891
0679729895
Branch Call Number: FICTION DAHL...R
Characteristics: 471 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Tales of the unexpected

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