Edward the Conqueror (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Roald Dahl

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Narrated By: Juliet Stevenson

Duration: 49 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Edward the Conqueror by Roald Dahl, read by Juliet Stevenson.

In Edward the Conqueror, Roald Dahl tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a cat's curious behaviour comes between a husband and his wife . . .

Edward the Conqueror is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a wronged woman taking revenge on her dead husband, and others.

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction

Listen to a sample

Unnerving bedtime stories, subtle, proficient, hair-raising and done to a turn

San Francisco Chronicle

Roald Dahl is one of the few writers I know whose work can accurately be described as addictive