Lamb to the Slaughter
Updated: 7/31/2020
Lamb to the Slaughter

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  • When will he be back home?
  • I know that this is not going to make you happy. But I have decided to leave you.
  • I'll prepare the supper.
  • I'm going out.
  • Mary Maloney was expecting her husband to come home. Pregnant Mary Maloney loves her husband alot. She can't wait to spend time together.
  • I'm afraid he is. What happened?
  • Is he dead?
  • After Patrick Maloney arrived, he looked tired and said that he wants to convey something. Patrick told Mary that he wants to divorce her.
  • Where do you think it could be?
  • The weapon is probably under our noses.
  • Patrick refused to eat at home and told Mary that he will be going out. Angered Mary suddenly swing the lamb leg high into air and hit Patrick's head from back. Patrick was dead after got hit. Mary was shocked and think for some time.
  • Lamb to the Slaughter
  • Mary decided to pretend nothing happens, and instead ran to the grocery store. Just to pretend that when she returns home, she find her husband killed. Mary calls the police over, to avoid police to suspect her as the killer. She acts heartbroken in front them.
  • The policemen failed to look for the murder weapon after searching it for quite long hours. Mary purposely persuade the police officers to eat the lamb that has been cooked. While eating the lamb, the policemen talks about the murder weapon. Mary starts giggling.
  • By: Roald Dahl
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