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The Resource Tales of the unexpected, Roald Dahl

Tales of the unexpected, Roald Dahl

Label
Tales of the unexpected
Title
Tales of the unexpected
Statement of responsibility
Roald Dahl
Title variation
  • Tales of the unexpected
  • Roald Dahls tales of the unexpected
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected is a delightfully dark collection of sixteen stories, each with a startling end. Among the unforgettable characters lurk the homicidal wife and her deadly leg of lamb, a conniving and lecherous wine connoisseur and the one-eyed brain at the mercy of his vengeful spouse. Tales of the Unexpected is an astonishing assortment of twisted treats from the master storyteller
Member of
Summary
Twenty-four eerie, macabre, and sometimes hilarious short stories offer a varied sampler of the art of the surprise ending
Tone
Writing style
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022662
Cataloging source
VHEI
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Dahl, Roald
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Popular Penguins
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Short stories, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Tales of the unexpected, Roald Dahl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The first seven stories are from "Someone like you", originally published by Martin Secker & Warburg in 1954 and republished by Michael Joseph Ltd in 1961. The remaining stories are from "Kiss, kiss", first published by Michael Joseph in 1960. All the stories appeared in an omnibus volume entitled "Twenty-nine kisses from Roald Dahl" published by Michael Joseph in 1969"--T.p. verso
Contents
Taste - Lamb to the slaughter - Man from the south -My lady love, my dove - Dip in the pool - Galloping Foxley - Skin - Neck - Nunc Dimittis - The landlady -William and Mary - The way up to heaven - Parson's pleasure - Mrs Bixby and the colonel's coat - Royal jelly - Edward the Conqueror
Control code
000043298665
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9780141037578
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)271856357
Label
Tales of the unexpected, Roald Dahl
Publication
Note
"The first seven stories are from "Someone like you", originally published by Martin Secker & Warburg in 1954 and republished by Michael Joseph Ltd in 1961. The remaining stories are from "Kiss, kiss", first published by Michael Joseph in 1960. All the stories appeared in an omnibus volume entitled "Twenty-nine kisses from Roald Dahl" published by Michael Joseph in 1969"--T.p. verso
Contents
Taste - Lamb to the slaughter - Man from the south -My lady love, my dove - Dip in the pool - Galloping Foxley - Skin - Neck - Nunc Dimittis - The landlady -William and Mary - The way up to heaven - Parson's pleasure - Mrs Bixby and the colonel's coat - Royal jelly - Edward the Conqueror
Control code
000043298665
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
281 p.
Isbn
9780141037578
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)271856357

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