Someone Like You

Published in 1953

-Synopsis-

18 classic tales told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl.

Background

-Background-

Originally released in 1953, Someone Like You features some of Roald Dahl's best-known adult stories including the classic Lamb to the Slaughter and many others that were later adapted for the TV series Tales of the Unexpected.

The 18 stories featured are:

  • 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: The Ratcatcher
  • Claud's Dog: Rummins
  • Claud's Dog: Mr Hoddy
  • Claud's Dog: Mr Feasey

Find out more about the period of his life in which Roald Dahl wrote Someone Like You.

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I can see it now, that hand of hers; it had only one finger on it, and a thumb.

Man from The South 1

From Roald Dahl's short story collection Someone Like You.

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Lamb to the Slaughter

From the short story collection Someone Like You

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