Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl
Roald DahlISBN: 0140158073; 978-0-14-015807-6;
Издательство: Penguin Books
A most interesting collection of reading material by the Master of the twist-in-the-tale. Fifty-two entertaining stories full of black humor with unpredictable endings. The stories of "Over to You" are all about RAF fighters in WWII and at first I found them a bit boring compared to his other writings but after a while they grew on me too. For those who would like to know what stories this omnibus includes, here's a list: Kiss, Kiss: The Landlady, William and Mary, The Way up to Heaven, Parson's Pleasure, Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat, Royal Jelly, George Porgy, Genesis and Catastrophe, Edward the Conqueror, Pig and Champion of the World. Over to You: Death of and Old Man, An African Story, A Piece of Cake, Madame Rosette, Katrina, Yesterday was Beautiful, They Shall not Grow Old, Beware of the Dog, Only This and Someone like You. Switch Bitch: The Visitor, The Great Switcheroo, The Last Act, and Bitch. Someone Like You: Taste, Lamb to the...