Two Fables

Published in 1985


Two Fables was published in honour of Roald Dahl's 70th birthday in 1986.



Published in honour of Roald Dahl's 70th birthday in 1986, Two Fables is a slim volume containing two stories written by Roald especially for this collection. It was a limited run, and the book is now out-of-print.

The last collection of this short stories for adults to be published in Roald's lifetime, Two Fables features beautiful princesses, ugly men and wise kings. Neither story has ever been published elsewhere.

The two stories included are:

  • The Princess and the Poacher
  • Princess Mammalia

Find out more about Roald Dahl in Donald Sturrock's biography