Someone Like You, Paperback

Someone Like You Paperback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series



These eighteen tales of the macabre show Dahl's dark brilliance as a short-story writer.

They are wicked (as an old man attracts the attentions of those more interested in his skin than his wellbeing), shocking (as distasteful bets are made - a daughter's hand on the identity of a glass of claret, a finger risked for a Cadillac) and blackly humorous (as a cuckolded husband receives a chance to take his revenge out on his wife's neck). "Someone Like You" is as devilishly ingenious and suspenseful as writing gets.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780141189642



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