Penguin Audiobooks presents a brand new recording of Roald Dahl's "Kiss, Kiss", a dark collection of devious, shocking stories for adults from the master of the unpredictable. It is complete, unabridged and brought to life by all-star cast including Derek Jacobi, Adrian Scarborough and Juliet Stevenson. What could go wrong when a wife pawns the mink coat that her lover gave her as a parting gift? What happens when a priceless piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain? Can a wronged woman take revenge on her dead husband? In these dark, disturbing stories Roald Dahl explores the sinister side of human nature: the cunning, sly, selfish part of each of us that leads us into the territory of the unexpected and unsettling. Stylish, macabre and haunting, these tales will leave you with a delicious feeling of unease. The stories are: "The Landlady", "William and Mary", "The Way Up To Heaven", "Parson's Pleasure", "Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat", "Royal Jelly", "Georgy Porgy", "Genesis and Catastrophe", "Edward the Conqueror", and, "Pig, The Champion of the World". Further Dahl short story volumes publishing in September 2012: "Over To You", "Someone Like You", and "Switch Bitch" recorded with high-profile readers including Derek Jacobi, Cillian Murphy, Richard E Grant, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Juliet Stevenson, Richard Griffiths, Rik Mayall with many more to be announced. It is also published in paperback, ebook, and as digital audiobooks.
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Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.Review:
Unnerving bedtime stories, subtle, proficient, hair-raising and done to a turn * San Francisco Chronicle * Roald Dahl is one of the few writers I know whose work can accurately be described as addictive * Irish Times *
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Descripción Michael Joseph, 2012. Audio CD. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M071815939X