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Collected stories

Author: Roald Dahl; Jeremy Treglown
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 300.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Everyman's Library edition is the only hardcover edition of Roald Dahl's stories for adults.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dahl, Roald.
Collected stories.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006
(OCoLC)607909444
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Jeremy Treglown
ISBN: 0307264904 9780307264909 1841593001 9781841593005
OCLC Number: 69332445
Notes: Originally published: The collected short stories of Roald Dahl. London : Michael Joseph, ©1991. With new introduction.
"First included in Everyman's library, 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 850 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: An African story --
Only this --
Katina --
Beware of the dog --
They shall not grow old --
Someone like you --
Death of an old old man --
Madame Rosette --
A piece of cake --
Yesterday was beautiful --
Nunc Dimittis --
Skin --
Man from the South --
The soldier --
The sound machine --
Mr Botibol --
Vengeance is Mine Inc. --
The wish --
Poison --
Taste --
Dip in the pool --
The great automatic grammatizator --
Claud's dog. The ratcatcher ; Rummins ; Mr Hoddy ; Mr Feasey --
My lady love, my dove --
Neck --
Lamb to the slaughter --
Galloping Foxley --
Edward the Conqueror --
The way up to heaven --
William and Mary --
Parson's pleasure --
George Porgy --
Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's coat --
Royal jelly --
The champion of the world --
Genesis and catastrophe --
Pig --
The landlady --
The visitor --
The last act --
The great switcheroo --
The butler --
Bitch --
Ah, sweet mystery of life --
The hitchhiker --
The umbrella man --
The bookseller --
The surgeon.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 300.
Other Titles: Short stories
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; edited and introduced by Jeremy Treglown.
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