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Title: Parson's Pleasure Title Record # 772561
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1958-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: An antiques collector finds a priceless piece of furniture in a farmhouse. He convinces the owner it's worthless, but buys it for a small sum because, he says, he could use the legs for building something else. While he steps out of the house, the farmer decides to help him out by cutting up the worthless thing for firewood and saving the legs.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1961Translated by Hans Edinga
Dutch Dominee's Liefhebberij
1961Translated by Pentti Saarikoski
Finnish Pastorin huvi
1966Translated by Wolfheinrich von der Mülbe of 'The Parson's Pleasure'
German Des Pfarrers Freude

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Kiss Kiss 1960-00-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph   15/- 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Kiss Kiss 1960-00-00 Roald Dahl McClelland & Stewart   C$4.50 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Kiss Kiss 1960-02-08 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf   $3.95 308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Kiss Kiss 1961-00-00 Roald Dahl Dell F128 $0.50 288
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  
Op weg naar de hemel 1961-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #11) E11   244
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  
Kiss Kiss 1962-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 1832 3/6 233
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  
Op weg naar de hemel 1963-00-00 Roald Dahl Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #11) E11 ƒ4.50 244
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 Hiemstra / Bouthoorn Checkmark
Kiss Kiss 1965-00-00 Roald Dahl Dell 4572 $0.60 223
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 George Ziel  
Kiss Kiss 1966-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 1832 4/6 233
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  
Küsschen, Küsschen! 1966-00-00 Roald Dahl Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #835) 835 DM 2.20 182
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
Jürgen Wulff?Juergen Wulff
 
Kiss Kiss 1968-10-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf   $3.95 308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Charles E. Skaggs Checkmark
Kiss Kiss 1970-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books     232
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  
Küsschen, Küsschen! 1970-00-00 Roald Dahl Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #835) 3-499-10835-6 DM2.80 182
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
Jürgen Wulff?Juergen Wulff
 
Kiss Kiss 1972-11-00 Roald Dahl Pocket Books 0-671-77559-6 $0.95 229
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! 1976-00-00 Roald Dahl Büchergilde Gutenberg 3-7632-1986-2   252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Lammkeule und andere Geschichten 1977-00-00 Roald Dahl Volk und Welt   M 6.20 304
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  
Fireside Reader 1978-00-00 ed. Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest     639
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best of Roald Dahl 1978-04-00 Roald Dahl Vintage Books 0-394-72549-2 $ xv+
401
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 1979-02-00 Roald Dahl Michael Joseph 0-7181-1751-4   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tales of the Unexpected 1979-02-22 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-005131-7 £ 282
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  
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
Tales of the Unexpected 1980-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-005131-7 £0.95 181
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  
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
Lammkeule und andere Geschichten 1983-00-00 Roald Dahl Volk und Welt 6471633 M 6.40 304
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 Regine Schulz , Burckhard Labowski Checkmark
Kiss Kiss 1984-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-001832-8 £1.95 231
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
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
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life 1990-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-011847-0 £ ix+
161
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 Haydn Cornner  
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life 1990-04-00 Roald Dahl Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-58265-9 $18.95 ix+
179
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Lawrence  
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  
Lamb to the Slaughter and Other Stories 1995-00-00 Roald Dahl Penguin Books (Penguin 60s #55) 0-14-600055-2 $0.95 87
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
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 1998-05-00 Roald Dahl Viking 0-670-87854-5 $16.99 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brian Cairns  
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2000-07-00 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (US) 0-14-130271-2 $6.99 279
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 Brian Cairns  
The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories 2001-09-27 Roald Dahl Puffin / Penguin Books (UK) 0-14-131150-9 £5.99 264
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 Martin O'Neill  
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  
Tales of the Unexpected 2008-09-01 Roald Dahl Penguin Books Australia (Popular Penguins) 978-0-14-103757-8 A$9.95 282
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
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2008-11-25 Roald Dahl Paw Prints 978-1-4395-7880-3 $16.99 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Küsschen, Küsschen! 2012-11-00 Roald Dahl Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #10835) 978-3-499-10835-8   182
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
Jürgen Wulff?Juergen Wulff
 
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories 2013-06-20 Roald Dahl Speak / Penguin Books (US) 978-1-101-63628-2 $8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories 2013-09-05 Roald Dahl Puffin (Roald Dahl Short Stories) 978-0-14-134788-2 £6.99 272
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  
Kiss Kiss date unknown Roald Dahl Penguin Books 0-14-001832-8 £3.99 231
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
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories date unknown Roald Dahl Viking 0-670-87854-5 $16.99 279
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brian Cairns  
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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