The Best of Roald Dahl - Taste and Dip in the Pool Summary & Analysis

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Taste and Dip in the Pool Summary

The narrator and his wife dine at their friend, Mike Schofield's house. Mike's wife and his daughter, Louise, are present, as well as a wine expert and gourmet called Richard Pratt. During these dinners, Mike always tries to impress Richard with his fine food and wine. He usually bets Richard can't name one of the rare wines Mike has found. The narrator expects the game to be played again that night. Mike brags about the expensive and rare wines throughout the night. However, Richard does not pay attention to Mike or the wine, instead concentrating on Louise, Mike's 18-year-old daughter. Mike tells Richard he has a special wine for the main course. He goes to get it from where he left it breathe on top of a filing cabinet in his study, the...

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