PERFECT for fans of Roald Dahl.
Think you know Dahl? Think again. There's still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of his deliciously dark tales for adults . . .
'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
One of the most widely read and influential authors
That absolute master of the twist in the tale
When you think of Puffin books, a few classic stories are bound to come to mind. And with fantastic authors such as Roald Dahl, Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens, it’s no surprise!
Hang on – what’s that? You haven’t discovered Roald Dahl yet? But he’s the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller – no really, it says so on his books!