Madness

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2016 - Anger - 256 pages
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"A woman obsessed with punctuality makes a fateful decision, a wronged woman takes revenge on her dead husband, a cat's curious behaviour comes between a husband and his wife . . . Madness highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker. Collected together for the first time, stories include Edward the Conqueror, Katina, The Sound Machine, An African Story, The Landlady,Pig, The Boy Who Talked with Animals, Dip in the Pool, William and Maryand The Way Up to Heaven."

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My second sample of Roald Dahl's adult stories proved something of a mixed bag. Some tales were a little uninspiring but there're some good ones to make it a worthwhile read. The opener is one of my ... Read full review

About the author (2016)

Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda,and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Talesby Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

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