Roald Dahl

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Narrated By: Derek Jacobi, Gillian Anderson, Jessica Hynes, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Mark Heap, Richard E Grant, Shane Rimmer

Duration: 10 hours and 14 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Lust by Roald Dahl, read by Mark Heap, Derek Jacobi, Richard E Grant, Gillian Anderson, Shane Rimmer, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Jessica Hynes.

We fall not in love but in lust . . .

Lust, in all its myriad forms, consumes us. What won't we do to achieve our heart's desire? In these ten tales of twisted love master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how our darkest impulses reveal who we really are.

Collected together for the first time, stories include Madame Rosette, Neck, Georgy Porgy, The Visitor, The Last Act, The Great Switcheroo, Bitch, Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life, The Ratcatcher and Nunc Dimittis.


Modern & contemporary fiction, Short stories

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The absolute master of the twist in the tale


From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories

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Dahl is too good a storyteller to become predictable

Daily Telegraph

One of the most widely read and influential writers

The Times

One of the most widely read and influential writers of our generation

The Times

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