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Someone Like You | [Roald Dahl]

Someone Like You

Someone Like You is Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories. A wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly becomes anything but; a curious machine reveals a horrifying truth about plants; and a man lies awake waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach. Through vendettas and desperate quests, bitter memories and sordid fantasies, Roald Dahl's stories portray the strange and unexpected.
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The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of Someone Like You, Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories.

A wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly becomes anything but; a curious machine reveals a horrifying truth about plants; and a man lies awake waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach. Through vendettas and desperate quests, bitter memories and sordid fantasies, Roald Dahl's stories portray the strange and unexpected, sending a shiver down the spine.

The stories are "Taste", read by Richard E Grant; "Lamb to the Slaughter", read by Juliet Stevenson; "Man from the South", read by Stephen Mangan; "The Soldier", read by Stephen Mangan; "My Lady Love" and "My Dove", read by Richard Griffiths; "Dip in the Pool", read by Adrian Scarborough; "Galloping Foxley", read by Richard Griffiths; "Skin", read by Tamsin Greig; "Poison", read by Richard E. Grant; "The Wish", read by Stephan Mangan; "Neck", read by Julian Rhind-Tutt; "The Sound Machine", read by Adrian Scarborough; "Nunc Dimittis", read by Derek Jacobi; "The Great Automatic Grammatizator", read by Will Self; and "Claud's Dog" ("The Ratcatcher", "Rummins", "Mr Hoddy", and "Mr Feasey"), read by Jessica Hynes.

©2012 Roald Dahl (P)2012 Penguin Books Limited

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    WHY HAVE I NOT READ THESE DAHL BOOKS???? where are the twits, matilda, BFG, James and giant peach, charlie and chocolate factory 1 and 2????

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