Neck (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Roald Dahl

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Narrated By: Julian Rhind-Tutt

Duration: 45 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Neck by Roald Dahl, read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.

In Neck, Roald Dahl tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband . . .

Neck 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