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Roald Dahl

(1916 - 1990)

The Landlady

Billy Weaver had travelled down from London on the slow afternoon train and was feeling fine. He caught sight of a printed notice propped up against the glass in one of the upper panes. Billy...

18 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Man From the South

A small, oldish man walked briskly around the edge of the swimming pool and smiled at me. He thought the bathers in the pool were American sailors. One of the American cadets was standing in front...

20 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Beware of the Dog

The pilot was still flying the Spitfire when he throttled back and fell out. He opened his eyes and could remember nothing, until he saw a fly walking upon the ceiling and remembered everything. A...

24 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Lamb to the Slaughter

Mary Maloney made her husband two drinks and noticed that he drained his in one swallow although there was still half in it. Darling, would you like some cheese? She stood up and placed her sewing...

18 min read · Rating: R · Read story