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In praise of British lamb

  • From Spectator Life

In one of Roald Dahl’s lesser-known short stories, ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’, the guilty Mrs Maloney tempts police officers into enjoying a spot of supper while they’re at her house hunting for the weapon used to kill her husband.

That’s the hell of a big club the guy must’ve used to hit poor Patrick, one of them was saying.

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