Someone Like You

Author: Roald Dahl

  • Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 01 Sep 2011
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Synopsis

In Someone Like You, Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories, a wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly becomes anything but; a curious machine reveals a horrifying truth about plants; and a man lies awake waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach.

Through vendettas and desperate quests, bitter memories and sordid fantasies, Roald Dahl's stories portray the strange and unexpected, sending a shiver down the spine.

Stories include: Taste, Lamb to the Slaughter, Man from the South, The Soldier, My Lady Love, My Dove, Dip in the Pool, Galloping Foxley, Skin, Poison, The Wish, Neck, The Sound Machine, Nunc Dimittis, The Great Automatic Grammatizator, Claud's Dog.


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Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780241955703
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 384
  • Published: 01 Sep 2011
  • Publisher: Penguin
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