Two husbands secretly agree to a night of passion - with each other's wives, aslighted old man takes an elaborate and chilling revenge on his tormentor, a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband . . . "Lust" highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker. 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.""
Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.