Taste (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Roald Dahl

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Narrated By: Richard E Grant

Duration: 37 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Taste by Roald Dahl, read by Richard E. Grant.

In Taste, Roald Dahl tells a dark and curious story about the twisted side of human nature. Here, two men make an unusual and chilling wager over the provenance of a bottle of wine . . .

Taste is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others.

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction

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The absolute master of the twist in the tale