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Title: The Wish

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Title: The Wish Title Record # 75968
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1948-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Translations
Year Language Title
1962Translated by Hans Edinga
Dutch De Wens
1962Translated by C. A. Kollau
Dutch De Wens
1970Translated by Pentti Saarikoski
Finnish Toivomus
1980Translated by Hans-Heinrich Wellmann
German Der Wunsch

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  
The Circus of Dr. Lao and Other Improbable Stories 1956-10-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books A1519 $0.35 xi+
210
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 Daniel Schwartz (artist) Checkmark
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  
Griezelverhalen 2 1962-00-00 ed. A. Kolsteren Het Spectrum (Prisma #775) 775   189
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 R. van Giffen Checkmark
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  
Something Strange 1969-00-00 ed. Mary Delores Jarmon, Domenica Paterno, Marjorie B. Smiley Macmillan     ix+
246
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  
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  
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  
Adventure and Suspense 1973-00-00 ed. Marion L. Huyck Scholastic     192
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  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53752-4 $14.95 xvi+
473
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53635-8 $8.95 xvi+
473
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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Points of View Book 1 1980-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3857-5    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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
Ready or Not: Here Come Fourteen Frightening Stories! 1987-08-00 ed. Joan Kahn Greenwillow Books / William Morrow 0-688-07167-8 $11.75 159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Scare Care 1989-07-00 ed. Graham Masterton Tor 0-312-93156-5 $19.95 xii+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Scare Care 1990-09-00 ed. Graham Masterton Severn House 0-7278-4113-0 £13.95 xii+
403
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Scare Care 1990-10-00 ed. Graham Masterton Tor 0-812-51097-6 $4.95 xii+
400
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 Thomas Canty Checkmark
Scare Care 1991-00-00 ed. Graham Masterton Grafton 0-586-21123-3 £4.99 496
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 Bruno Elettori Checkmark
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  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (revised) 1994-11-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Newmarket Press 1-55704-214-4 $16.00 viii+
343
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  
Skin and Other Stories 2000-02-00 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (UK) 0-14-130553-3 £5.99 vii+
212
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 Gregory  
Skin and Other Stories 2000-07-00 Roald Dahl Viking 0-670-89184-3 $15.99 212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Gregory  
Skin and Other Stories 2001-09-27 Roald Dahl Puffin 0-14-131151-7   [viii]+
213
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 Bill Gregory  
The Wizards' Den: Spellbinding Stories of Magic and Magicians 2001-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63628-6 £9.99 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antony Wootten Checkmark
The Wizards' Den: Spellbinding Stories of Magic and Magicians 2003-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63677-4 £6.99 255
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 Antony Wootten  
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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