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Umbrella Man and Other Stories by Roald Dahl

Umbrella Man and Other Stories (edition 2000)

by Roald Dahl

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Title:Umbrella Man and Other Stories
Authors:Roald Dahl
Info:Puffin (2000), Paperback, 288 pages
Collections:Read but unowned
Tags:short stories, fiction, purged

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The Umbrella Man and Other Stories by Roald Dahl

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Thirteen stories, selected for teenagers, from Dahl’s adult writings
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Is it really possible to invent a machine that does the job of a writer? What is it about the landlady's house that makes it so hard for her guests to leave? Does Sir Basil Turton value most his wife or one of his priceless sculptures? These compelling tales are a perfect introduction to the adult writing of a storytelling genius.

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Thirteen tales of horror and hilarity from master storyteller.

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