Lamb To The Slaughter


‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ is one of Roald Dahl’s short stories from his book ‘Tales of the Unexpected’. An enraged detective’s wife, Mary Maloney, kills her husband Patrick by smashing in his skull with a heavy blunt instrument – but no murder weapon can be found, and the police are baffled. The answer to the riddle lies under the detectives' noses – or, rather, it did…