William and Mary (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

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What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of William and Mary by Roald Dahl, read by Juliet Stevenson and Adrian Scarborough.

In William and Mary, Roald Dahl tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a wronged woman takes revenge on her dead husband . . .

William and Mary is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a husband and wife who hit upon a novel way to feed their baby; and others.

Critics 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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