Someone Like You

Someone Like You

by Roald Dahl
     
 

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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 in marriage depends on the identity of a glass of claret, a finger risked for a Cadillac) and blackly

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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 in marriage depends 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394446158
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/15/1953

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