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'THE LANDLADY' (1959)

 

(Updated on 20/07/2016)

 


  • The Landlady "is a short horror story by Roald Dahl."
    "The story centers around a youthful man named Billy Weaver who travels to Bath, England to set himself up as a branch manager of a business.
    The story was dramatised in an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, with the protagonist shown as a mysterious young man rather than a 17-year-old boy.This version claims the landlady was later arrested after using Billy as a doormat which was "no way to keep a secret"
    It was also an episode of the series Tales of the Unexpected. The screen adaptation was also written by Roald Dahl. This version more explictly depicts Billy being stuffed and depicts her other victims in a similar position. " 

    (Wikipedia)

  • Exercises : The Landlady by Roald Dahl
    (angelfire.com)