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A complete collection of short stories, many of them known from the television series, "Tales of the Unexpected". The book contains "Over to You", "Kiss Kiss", "Someone Like You", "Switch Bitch" and four or five additional stories.
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With the inventive power of a Thomas Edison and the imagination of a Lewis Carroll . . . Roald Dahl is a wizard of comedy and the grotesque, an artist with a marvelously topsy-turvy sense of the ridiculous in life.
CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
Dahl has the mastery of plot and characters possessed by great writers of the past, along with a wildness and wryness of his own. One of his trademarks is writing beautifully about the ugly, even the horrible.
LOS ANGELES TIMES
A collection of Roald Dahl stories is always occasion for applause.
CHICAGO DAILY NEWS
An ingenious imagination, a fascination with odd and ordinary detail . . . are the first strengths of Dahl s storytelling.
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
[Dahl s] stare is unblinking, and most of his tales are irritants, provocations. Fantastic as Grimm, neat as O. Henry, heartless as Saki, they stick in the mind long after subtler ones have faded: incredible (literally), unforgettable, and vengefully funny.
from the Introduction by Jeremy Treglown"
"With the inventive power of a Thomas Edison and the imagination of a Lewis Carroll . . . Roald Dahl is a wizard of comedy and the grotesque, an artist with a marvelously topsy-turvy sense of the ridiculous in life."
--CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.
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Book Description Michael Joseph Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110718135458
Book Description Michael Joseph Ltd, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0718135458