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Someone Like You (collection)

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Someone Like You (collection)

Someone Like You
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Roald Dahl
Country United States
Language English
Genre Mystery Horror Science fiction short stories
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 359 pp

Someone Like You is a collection of short stories by Roald Dahl. It was published in 1953 by Alfred Knopf.


  • Contents 1
  • Reception 2
  • Awards 3
  • References 4
  • Further reading 5



Boucher and McComas praised the collection's "subtly devastating murder stories [as well as] two biting science-fantasties, plus a few unclassifiable gems" and concluded the volume "belong[ed] on your shelves somewhere in the Beerbohm/Collier/Saki section."[1]



  1. ^ a b "Recommended Reading," F&SF, August 1954, p.79.

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