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Edward the Conqueror (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

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Edward the Conqueror is a brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail.

In Edward the Conqueror, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a cat's curious behaviour comes between a husband and his wife . . .

Edward the Conqueror is taken from the short story col

Kindle Edition, 26 pages
Published September 13th 2012 by Penguin
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If the wife was already crazed about the cat being a composer, how did Edward not anticipate her reaction to what he did with the cat? The ending is too upsetting.
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Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Norwegian descent, who rose to prominence in the 1940's with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors.

Dahl's first published work, inspired by a meeting with C. S. Forester, was Shot Down Over Libya. Today the story is published as A Piece of Cake. The story, about his wartime adv
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