Narrated By: Jessica Hynes
Duration: 30 minutes
What to expect
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Ratcatcher by Roald Dahl, read by Jessica Hynes.
In The Ratcatcher, Roald Dahl tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a ratcatcher has a most unusual way of dealing with these pests . . .
The Ratcatcher 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.
Modern & contemporary fiction
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The absolute master of the twist in the tale