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Skin and Other Stories (Now in Speak!)by Roald Dahl
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Before he was a world-renowned children's book writer, Roald Dahl was a master of short stories for adults. The eleven tales collected here represent his finest work. By turns shocking, ironic, humorous, and touching, these stories are filled with bizarre twists and unexpected delights, and prove Roald Dahl's standing as one of the world's foremost storytellers. Readers will be spellbound from the opening lines.
"Packed with imaginative characters, quirky plots, and surprise endings, these eleven gems are the kinds of stories readers will want to share with their friends." (Children's Literature)
"These stories offer teens a superbly crafted, satisfying read." (Booklist)
By turns shocking, ironic, humorous, and touching, these 11 stories are filled with bizarre twists and unexpected delights from one of the world's foremost storytellers.
How would you get rid of a murder weapon without causing suspicion? Where would you hide a diamond where no one else would think of looking? What if you found out that the tattoo on your back was worth over a million dollars? You will discover that just about anything is possible in a Roald Dahl story, and here are eleven of his very best.
This collection of Dahl's masterful short stories for adults contains 11 tales that are filled with bizarre twists and unexpected delights.
About the Author
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) is one of the most beloved storytellers of all time. He wrote many award-winning books for children, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda.
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