"Parson's Pleasure" is a short story written by Roald Dahl. Plot. Cyril Boggis is a skilled antiques dealer who has a small shop in Chelsea, London.He manages to make a profit each year by buying valuable furniture cheaply from unsuspecting country people while posing as a clergyman and president of the Society for the Preservation of Rare Furniture. Parson’s Pleasure by Roald Dahl MR BOGGIS WAS DRIVING the car slowly, leaning back comfortably in the seat with one elbow resting on the sill of the open window. How beautiful the countryside, he thought; how pleasant to see a sign or two of summer once again. The primroses especially. And the hawthorn. The hawthorn was exploding white and.
Plot Description. Spoiler warning! Mr. Cyril Boggis is an antiques dealer in Chelsea, London. He doesn’t have a large shop, but he still manages to make a tidy income each year by buying the most remarkable pieces of furniture at very, very cheap prices and selling them for immense profits. Parson's Pleasure in the University Parks at Oxford, England, was a secluded area for male-only nude bathing on the River Cherwell. It was located next to the path on the way to Mesopotamia at the south-east corner of the Parks. The facility closed in 1991 and the area now forms part of the Parks.
Sep 01, 1977 · Parson's Pleasure is a wonderful gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail. In Parson's Pleasure, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a priceless piece of furniture is the subject of a 3.9/5. Nov 30, 1980 · Directed by John Bruce. With Roald Dahl, John Gielgud, Bernard Miles, Lee Montague. Crooked antique expert Cyril Boggis dresses as a vicar and calls on Suffolk farmsteads offering to take old furniture off the occupants' hands for a fee. Of course, he knows when the furniture is valuable and none more so than the dresser he sees at Farmer Rummins' run-down place.7.1/10(107).
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). Read "Parson's Pleasure (A Roald Dahl Short Story)" by Roald Dahl available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first purchase. Parson's Pleasure is a wonderful gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail. In Parson's 3.5/5(2).