ISFDB banner

Title: The Hitchhiker

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: The Hitchhiker Title Record # 1160973
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1977-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the Atlantic Monthly, July 1977.
Synopsis: The narrator is driving to London and picks up a hitch-hiker bound for the races. The narrator boasts about his speedy car and demonstrates its abilities, but is seen and ticketed by a passing policeman. However, the hitch-hiker turns out to be able to get him out of trouble.
User Rating: This title has no votes. VOTE
Current Tags: None Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1977 The Hitch-Hiker
Year Language Title
1978Translated by Harriėt Freezer
Dutch De Lifter

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 1977-00-00 Roald Dahl Jonathan Cape 0-224-01547-8   249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 1977-00-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-83604-9   225
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Bacon  
Het Wonderlijk Verhaal van Hendrik Meier en Zes Andere Verhalen 1978-00-00 Roald Dahl De Fontein 90-261-0148-1   203
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Eyzenbach  
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
Duel and Other Horror Stories of the Road 1987-00-00 ed. William Pattrick Star 0-352-32164-4 £2.50 224
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
Mysterious Motoring Stories 1987-02-00 ed. William Pattrick W. H. Allen 0-491-03643-4 £10.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 1988-10-00 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (US) 0-14-032874-2 $3.95 225
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  
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 Best of Roald Dahl 1990-08-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-679-72991-7 $10.95 vi+
520
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  
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  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 1991-09-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-83604-9 $15.00 225
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Bacon  
Tales of Horror and Mystery 1993-10-00 ed. uncredited Dean & Son 0-603-55222-6 £2.99 378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 1995-00-00 Roald Dahl Puffin 0-14-037348-9   238
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 Bill Bell  
Death on Wheels 1999-08-26 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63507-7 £9.99 270
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.
anth Peter Sutton (artist) Checkmark
Death on Wheels 2000-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-1923-3 $8.95 272
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.
anth  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 2000-05-01 Roald Dahl Puffin 0-14-130470-7 $6.99 225
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 Quentin Blake  
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  
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 2013-09-05 Roald Dahl Puffin 978-0-14-134650-2 £6.99 224
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 Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More 2017-05-04 Roald Dahl Puffin 978-0-14-136557-2 £6.99 224
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  
The Hitch-hiker: and Other Short Stories date unknown Roald Dahl Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Lire en anglais) 2-253-05029-6   215
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 Alexandre Deļneka Checkmark
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More date unknown Roald Dahl Bantam Skylark 0-553-15541-5 $2.95 215
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
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  
Het Wonderlijk Verhaal van Hendrik Meier en Zes Andere Verhalen date unknown Roald Dahl De Fontein 90-261-0148-1   203
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tom Eyzenbach Checkmark
View all covers for The Hitchhiker (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright (c) 1995-2019 Al von Ruff and the ISFDB team
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)