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Cruelty (Paperback)

By Dahl, Roald

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A wife pawns her lover's parting gift with unexpected consequences, an unusual painting proves to be more valuable than anyone, especially its owner, could ever have predicted, a husband and wife, unable to get their new baby to feed, hit upon a disturbing solution . . . Cruelty ...highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker. Collected together for the first time, stories include T he Butler, The Great Automatic Grammatizator, Royal jelly, Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat, TheSwan, Poison, Skin, The Princess and the Poacher, Genesis and Catastrophe and Mr Feasey.
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ISBN 9780718185657
Released AU 17 Oct 2016
Publisher Penguin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780718185657
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Released 17 Oct 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 170g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress FICTION / Romance / Contemporary, English fiction - 20th century, Cruelty - Fiction, Cruelty, English fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade