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Tales of the Unexpected
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Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains The World's Number One Storyteller.

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Roald Dahl is known mainly for his children's works, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Less well known are his short stories for adults, which, at the time they were written, were either hated or loved by the critics. They are witty and very wicked looks at supposedly normal and happy people. Dahl is described on the DVD package as the "master of the macabre," offering "tidbits of horror served up with a twist of fate," and his characters here are often found in the uncomfortable position of having to reap what they have sown. This four-volume, 25-episode set includes the complete first two seasons of the British TV series of his stories. Introduced by Dahl, the episodes are very well made, well acted, and well told. They are in fact enjoyable-if you like black humor. Beware, though, these tales are not for children. There is no sex, no language, no physical violence, but, oh, the horrible things adults can do to one another other! Recommended.-Julie Stump, Voorheesville P.L., NY Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

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