Bitch: A Roald Dahl Short Story

  • by Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Richard E Grant
  • 1 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of “Bitch”, a short, sharp, saucy story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. Read by the actors Derek Jacobi and Richard E. Grant. In “Bitch”, Roald Dahl, one of the world’s favourite authors, tells a funny, fruity story about one of his favourite characters, adventurer and seducer Oswald Hendryks Cornelius. Here, Uncle Oswald gets involved with an aphrodisiac that drives men wild with passion . . . “Bitch” is taken from the short story collection Switch Bitch, which includes three other black comedies which capture the ins and outs, highs and lows of sex (including another Uncle Oswald story, “The Visitor”).
This story is also available as a Penguin ebook. 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. Derek Jacobi’s film work includes: The Day of the Jackal, The King’s Speech, Gladiator, Hamlet and Henry V. His television work includes: Cadfael, Mr Pye, I, Claudius and Titanic - Blood and Steel. Richard E. Grant’s film work includes: L.A. Story, Gosford Park, Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life and Withnail and I. His television work includes: The Crimson Petal and the White, Posh Nosh and The Scarlet Pimpernel.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-13-2012
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd