Nunc Dimittis (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Roald Dahl

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Narrated By: Derek Jacobi

Duration: 1 hour

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Nunc Dimittis by Roald Dahl, read by Derek Jacobi.

In Nunc Dimittis, Roald Dahl tells a dark story about the sinister side of human nature. Here, a slighted old man takes an elaborate and chilling revenge on his tormentor . . .

Nunc Dimittis 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