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Title: Poison Title Record # 100043
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1950-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in Collier's, June 1950.
Synopsis: "The story is set in India during the time of British rule. The main character is Harry Pope and the narrator of the story is Timber Woods. He goes over to his friend Harry Pope's house. Harry is in bed, motionless, sweating, and in a panic. He claims to have a snake (the poisonous krait) on his stomach, underneath the covers. He asks Timber to go get a doctor. He calls Dr. Ganderbai, a local Indian doctor who rushes over as soon as possible. Timber and Ganderbai frantically try to get the snake off of Harry through various methods (which include sedating the snake and giving Harry an antivenin) . As the story progresses, it is revealed that there is in fact no snake on Harry." (Wikpedia)
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Pentti Saarikoski
Finnish Myrkky
1962Translated by Hans Edinga
Dutch Vergif
1980Translated by Hans-Heinrich Wellmann
German Gift

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Someone Like You 1953-00-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf   $3.50 359
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 1954-00-00 Roald Dahl Secker & Warburg   12/6 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 1961-00-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph     295
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 1961-08-00 Roald Dahl Dell F139 $0.50 320
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Victor Kalin Checkmark
M'n Liefje, M'n Duifje 1962-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #20) E20   253
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
M'n Liefje, M'n Duifje 1963-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #20) E20 ƒ4.50 253
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Someone Like You 1965-00-00 Roald Dahl Four Square Books 1229 3/6 252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Someone Like You 1965-00-00 Roald Dahl Dell 8116 $0.60 253
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1968-03-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 1702 3/6 188
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1969-07-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 1702   188
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Someone Like You 1970-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-003074-3   270
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Omnific  
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1971-01-00 ed. Christine Bernard Berkley Medallion S1942 $0.75 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Someone Like You 1972-00-00 Roald Dahl Pocket Books 0-671-77485-9   246
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1973-09-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 0-00-612294-9 £0.25 188
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1974-12-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 0-00-612294-9 £0.35 188
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Third Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1977-05-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 0-00-614655-4 50p 188
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Holmes Checkmark
Tales of the Unexpected 1979-09-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-394-74081-5 / V-81 $2.95 [6]+
471+
[2]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Küßchen, Küßchen!?Kuesschen, Kuesschen!
1980-10-00 Roald Dahl Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft 01079 3   446
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wolfgang Lauter Checkmark
Rakkaani, kyyhkyläiseni / Joku kaltaisesi 1985-00-00 Roald Dahl Suuri Suomalainen Kirjakerho 951-643-680-3   258+
198
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Someone Like You: and Other Short Stories 1989-11-00 Roald Dahl Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Lire en anglais #8605) 2-253-04692-2   191
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Edward Hopper Checkmark
Tales of the Unexpected 1990-08-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-679-72989-5 $10.95 471
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Seth Jaben  
The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl 1991-09-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph 0-7181-3545-8 £15.99 iv+
762
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Collected Stories 2006-10-17 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library #300) 0-307-26490-4 $30.00 xxxviii+
850
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Someone Like You 2009-12-07 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 978-0-14-196207-8 £6.49  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Someone Like You 2009-12-07 Roald Dahl Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118964-2 £9.99 272
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Someone Like You date unknown Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-003074-3 £6.99 270
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll John Caple Checkmark
The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl date unknown Roald Dahl Penguin Books India 978-0-14-015807-6 Rs 499.00 762
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Elizabeth Thomas  
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