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Book review of the collected short stories of roald dahl which includes 48 my own favourite story in the collection is lamb to the slaughter. The lamb to the slaughter story is about a couple who seemingly had a happy marriage until one day her husband comes home and. childhood lamb to the slaughter is a short story written for an adult audience how to write a film review 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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