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About the Book

The Best of Roald Dahl is a collection of 25 of Roald Dahl's short stories. This collection brings together Dahl’s finest work, illustrating his genius for the horrific and grotesque which is unparalleled.

Contents

  • Madame Rosette
  • Man from the South
  • The Sound Machine
  • Taste
  • Dip in the Pool
  • Skin
  • Edward the Conqueror
  • Lamb to the Slaughter
  • Galloping Foxley
  • The Way Up to Heaven
  • Parson's Pleasure
  • The Landlady
  • William and Mary
  • Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat
  • Royal Jelly
  • Georgy Porgy
  • Genesis and Catastrophe
  • Pig
  • The Visitor
  • Claud's Dog (The Ratcatcher, Rummins, Mr. Hoddy, Mr. Feasy, Champion of the World)
  • The Great Switcheroo
  • The Boy Who Talked with Animals
  • The Hitchhiker
  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar
  • The Bookseller

13 editions First published in 1978

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The Best of Roald Dahl
2009, Penguin Group UK
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Collected stories
Collected stories
2007, Alfred A. Knopf
in English
Cover of: Collected stories
Collected stories
2006, Alfred A. Knopf
in English
Cover of: Collected stories
Collected stories
2006, Alfred A. Knopf
in English
Cover of: Collected stories
Collected stories
2006, Alfred A. Knopf
in English
Cover of: Collected Stories
Collected Stories
October 17, 2006, Everyman's Library
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Degustator
Degustator
2003, Zakharov
in Russian
Cover of: The best of Roald Dahl
The best of Roald Dahl
2002, Folio Society
in English
Cover of: The Best of Roald Dahl
Cover of: The Best of Roald Dahl
The Best of Roald Dahl
June 28, 1984, Penguin Books Ltd
Cover of: The Best of Roald Dahl
The Best of Roald Dahl
June 28, 1984, Penguin Books Ltd
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: The best of Roald Dahl
Cover of: The best of Roald Dahl

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