The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Roald Dahl’s Kiss Kiss, a dark collection of short stories for adults.
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:
©2012 Roald Dahl; ©2013 Penguin Publishers Limited
Easy listening, good language, amusing tales. One of them I had heard before in a different context but who knows who invented the story first.
"A sting in the Tale"
Eleven beautiful short stories apparently about normal middle class couples and individuals with normal fears and anxieties. As each story progresses the reader becomes aware that something nasty and bizarre even shocking is about to be revealed. All told with economy of words and cool clear English beautifully read by some outstanding actors.
"Not Dahl's best"
A couple of intriguing ideas and plot lines.
fitted out all the obvious endings or ones that rattled on a bit to long.
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