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It was included in Dahl's collection Kiss Kiss and his collection Tales of the Unexpected , and later published as a standalone volume in [1] and included in the February issue of Twilight Zone Magazine. The story was adapted as an episode of the series Tales of the Unexpected in , featuring Timothy West and Susan George as the couple. Albert and Mabel Taylor have a newborn baby daughter. Mabel is frightened because the child won't eat and has been losing weight since birth. Albert, a beekeeper , devises the novel solution of adding royal jelly , used to make bee larvae grow, to the baby's milk.

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A brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail. In Royal Jelly, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here a husband and wife, unable to get their new baby to feed, hit upon a novel and disturbing solution. Royal Jelly is taken from the short story collection A brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail.

Royal Jelly is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a wronged woman taking revenge on her dead husband, and others.

Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults.

These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today. Get A Copy. Kindle Edition , 35 pages. More Details Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Royal Jelly , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3.

Rating details. More filters. Sort order. When I was reading this story, it reminded me that I had seen this story on tv many years back. I really enjoyed it and I liked how the writer tried to make you think about the end and how he makes you fantasize about the end. I give this a 5. Aug 13, Bhawna Widhani rated it it was amazing. This one is my favorite. Actually one of my favorites. Eww :p. Jul 24, Karna rated it it was amazing.

Nov 30, Heleen rated it liked it. Funny story that I read in preparation of an escape room which was based on this. I love how Dahl incorporated "normal" English language to elaborate his bee-related story.

Short story, so a quick read. But a bit of a strange story in which you can see the "reveal" at the end a mile coming. Nov 06, Benjamin Stahl rated it liked it.

I read this in one of Hitchcock's compilations. I honestly can't remember much about this one. Giving it the benefit of the doubt and giving it three stars. Seems fair enough. At the end of the day, it's just another rating towards my account.

Feb 21, Simon Gianoutsos rated it liked it Shelves: fiction. It's okay for a super short story. It's very light, drags on a bit and simplistic. May 26, Petra Hermans rated it it was amazing. I have never read a story, as it seems all the way very funny! Well written but a bit repetitive which isn't needed in a 'short' story.

May 06, Ana Reynolds added it. What the hell even was this story. Nov 01, Tiffany rated it it was amazing Shelves: creepy. The fly in the form of a baby. This story creeped me out on so many levels. Great read. Jul 21, Kathryn rated it really liked it Shelves: short-stories , scifi. Dec 06, Mynonna rated it it was amazing Shelves: december Taylor had some dark issues. There comes a point in time where everyone has to question their overall life to see whether or not they are making the most of their life.

Our main character never did such a thing; and it shows. This story shows how detrimental a persons obsession with things can become. Dec 22, Courtney Schafer rated it it was amazing. Another tricky ending. Oct 10, Joseph Puciloski rated it it was amazing. Jennifer Spagnolo rated it really liked it Nov 01, Stevie Eteson rated it liked it Jun 12, Daniel Funtimes rated it it was amazing Apr 20, VisN rated it really liked it Feb 11, Starry E.

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Readers also enjoyed. Short Stories. About Roald Dahl. Roald Dahl. Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Norwegian descent, who rose to prominence in the '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. Forester, was Shot Down Over Libya. Today the story is published as A Piece of Cake. The story, about his wartime adv Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Norwegian descent, who rose to prominence in the 's with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors. Its title was inspired by a highly inaccurate and sensationalized article about the crash that blinded him, which claimed he had been shot down instead of simply having to land because of low fuel.

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The wonderful Roald Dahl once wrote a wonderful bee-story : Royal Jelly. I have always thought this story is an unsettling mix between fact and fiction. Is the crazy beekeeper Albert Taylor for real? Is he serious about feeding his malnourished daughter tons and tons of royal jelly to make her nice and plump? Eccentric character Albert Tayler refers to beekeeping magazines and scientific research discussing the great benefits of the magical royal substance. For a long time I have wondered whether these scientific articles were real, or whether the amazing imagination of Roald Dahl had exceeded to the next level. Today, I want to find out.

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Royal Jelly – a story by Roald Dahl

Royal Jelly is a brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail. In Royal Jelly , Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a husband and wife, unable to get their new baby to feed, hit upon a novel and disturbing solution. Royal Jelly is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss , which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a wronged woman taking revenge on her dead husband, and others. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Oliver-award-winning actor Adrian Scarborough. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , J ames and the Giant Peach , Matilda , and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson.

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