Narrated By: Jessica Hynes
Duration: 24 minutes
What to expect
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Rummins by Roald Dahl, read by Jessica Hynes.
In Rummins, Roald Dahl tells a macabre story about the darker side of human nature. Here, the men building a hay rick one summer find that the heat and rats are the least of their worries . . .
Rummins 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.
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