Author: Roald Dahl
Goodreads Rating: 4.10
Publisher: Penguin Books
In these dark, disturbing stories Roald Dahl explores the sinister side of human nature: the cunning, sly selfish part of each of us that leads into the territory of the unexpected and unsettling.
Originally published in 1960, Kiss Kiss brings together 11 of Roald's macabre adult tales. William and Mary was later adapted for Roald's American television series 'Way Out and several of the stories appeared in British television adaptations for the series Tales of the Unexpected in the 1980s. Also included here is The Champion of the World - the first time Roald wrote about the man who would go on to become Danny's dad in Danny the Champion of the World.
The stories featured in Kiss Kiss are:
William and Mary
The Way up to Heaven
Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat
Genesis and Catastrophe
Edward the Conqueror
The Champion of the World