Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life

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  • First editions:
    • Michael Joseph, 1989, Great Britain.
      • Illustrated by: John Lawrence
    • Alfred Knopf, 1989, USA.
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Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life is a collection of seven hilariously creepy Roald Dahl stories published in various magazines and collections in the ’40s and ’50s, and gathered here for the first time. With the classic Dahl mixture of charm and charmingly perverse, these stories remind us that the mystery of life isn’t always as sweet as it seems.


Czech Covers – To sladké tajemství života a jiné povídky

Russian Covers – Ах, эта сладкая загадка жизни!