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Roald Dahl: Lamb to the Slaughter

The iconic children's author Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990) was born in Wales, to Norwegian parents. Dahl's trademark is unexpected plot twists and dark humour. "Lamb to the Slaughter" is from one of his short story collections for adults.

Royal Mail's set of stamps celebrating the work of the iconic author, Roald Dahl

Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter – plain text

Further Reading

If you like to read another short story by Roald Dahl, you should look here: Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat

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