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Title: Dip in the Pool Title Record # 96464
Author: Roald Dahl
Date: 1952-01-19
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: A passenger on a cruise ship bets his savings on how many miles the ship will travel the next day. When it seems that the ship will pass that number, he decides to slow things down by jumping overboard.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1959Translated by Lydia Belinfante
Dutch Lage Zone
1962Translated by Hans Edinga
Dutch Een Frisse Duik
1967Translated by Odette Ferry.
French En plein jus
1970Translated by Pentti Saarikoski
Finnish Sukellus pottiin
1977Translated by Hans-Heinrich Wellmann
German Einsatz
1985Translated by an unknown hand
German Einsatz
2000Translated by an unknown hand
French Plouf !

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The New Yorker, January 19, 1952 1952-01-19 ed. Editors of the New Yorker        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
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  
Nachtelijke Cavalcade 1959-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Querido (Salamander #48) 48   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.
anth Hans Bishoff 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  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories My Mother Never Told Me 1963-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House   $5.95 401
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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
Nachtelijke Cavalcade 1963-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Querido (Salamander #48) 48   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.
anth Hans Bishoff 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  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: More Stories My Mother Never Told Me 1965-11-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 5816 $0.50 190
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 Fred Banbery  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories My Mother Never Told Me, Part I 1966-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Pan Books X581 3/6 255
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 Glenn Steward  
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  
Best Horror Stories 3 1972-00-00 ed. Alex Hamilton Faber and Faber 0-571-08969-0   236
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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  
Histoires à faire peur 1972-10-16 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Policier #2203)     543
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
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  
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
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
Rabenschwarze Geschichten 1985-00-00 ed.
Jutta Grützmacher?Jutta Gruetzmacher
Klett (Lesehefte) 3-12-261430-8 DM 4.90 127
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 Eva Johanna Rubin  
Histoires à faire peur 1985-09-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche #2203) 2-253-01099-5   250
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
Beroemde Gruwelverhalen 1988-00-00 ed. B. Jessurun Lobo Elsevier 90-10-01996-9   274
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Walt de Rijk  
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  
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  
Sea-Cursed: Thirty Terrifying Tales of the Deep 1994-05-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, T. Liam McDonald Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-191-2 $9.98 xii+
545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lynn J. Binder Checkmark
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  
Eaux mystérieuses et mers infernales 2000-05-00 ed. Roland Lacourbe L'Atalante (Insomniaques et ferroviaires) 2-84172-134-5 €22.71 508
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 Georges Lacombe  
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  
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
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 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 Deïneka 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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