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From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected audiobook of his darkest stories, read by Will Self, Adrian Scarborough, Stephanie Beacham, Andrew Scott, Richard E Grant, Tamsin Greig, Mark Heap, Juliet Stevenson and Jessica Hynes.

'Cruelty has a human heart....'

Even when we mean to be kind, we can sometimes be cruel. We all have streaks of nastiness inside us. In these ten tales of cruelty, master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how and why it is we make others suffer.

Collected together for the first time, stories include 'The Great Automatic Grammatizator', 'Royal Jelly', 'Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat', 'The Swan', 'Poison', 'Skin', 'The Princess and the Poacher', 'Genesis and Catastrophe' and 'Mr Feasey'.

Dahl understood our deepest secrets, desires and fears, and Cruelty is one of four books - the rest being Lust, Deception and Madness - that explore our hidden selves.

©2016 Roald Dahl (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

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A whole new world into Roald Dahl.
A Dark, yet Brilliant collection of stories. Be warned this isn't your childhood Roald Dahl.

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  • Trish campbell
  • 14-04-2018

Roald Dahl at his best

perfect for commuting where you. want to get locked straight into the story. well read and Roald Dahl at his best

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