Someone Like You (short story collection)

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Someone Like You
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Roald Dahl
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Mystery, horror, science fiction
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.



Groff Conklin called Someone Like You "certainly the most distinguished book of short stories of 1953 ... all superb".[1] Anthony Boucher and J. Francis 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".[2]



  1. ^ Conklin, Groff (May 1954). "Galaxy's 5 Star Shelf". Galaxy Science Fiction. pp. 129–133. 
  2. ^ a b "Recommended Reading," F&SF, August 1954, p.79.

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