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Kiss Kiss.

by DAHL, Roald

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Michael Joseph, London., 1960. First edition. Octavo. 255 pages. Eleven stories.Extreme tail of spine faded. Near fine in very good indeed dustwrapper a little nicked and rubbed at head and tail of spine. Increasingly elusive in such presentable condition.

Eleven Devious, Shocking Stories from the Master of the Unpredictable.What could go wrong when a wife pawns the mink coat that her lover gave her as a parting gift? What happens when a pricelass piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain? Can a wronged woman take revenge on her dead husband?In these dark, dangerous stories Roald Dahl explores the sinister side of human nature: the cunning, sly, selfish part of each of us that leads into the territory of the unexpected and unsettling. Stylish, macabre and haunting, these tales will leave you with a delicious feeling of unease.




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