List of Roald Dahl short stories


List of Roald Dahl short stories

List of Roald Dahl short stories. A comprehensive annotated list of short stories written by Roald Dahl.

* "An African Story"
* "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life"
* "Beware of the Dog" - First published in "Harper's" in October 1944.
* "Bitch" - First published in "Playboy" in July 1974.
* "The Bookseller" - First published in "Playboy" in January 1986.
* "The Boy Who Talked with Animals"
* "The Butler"
* "The Champion of the World" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 31st January 1959.
* "Claud's Dog"
* "Collector's Item" - First published in "Collier's" on 4th September 1948.
* "A Connoisseur's Revenge" - An alternative title for "The Devious Bachelor."
* "Death of an Old Old Man" - First published in "Ladies Home Journal" in September 1945.
* "The Devious Bachelor" - First published in "Collier's" on 4th September 1953.
* "Dip in the Pool" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 19th January 1952.
* "Edward the Conqueror" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 31st October 1953.
* "A Fine Son" - First published in "Playboy" in December 1959.
* "Galloping Foxley" - First published in "Town & Country" in November 1953.
* ""
* "Georgy Porgy"
* "Going Up" - An alternative title for "The Way Up to Heaven."
* "The Great Automatic Grammatizator"
* "The Great Switcheroo" - First published in "Playboy" in April 1974.
* "The Hitchhiker" - First published in "Atlantic Monthly" in July 1977.
* "In the Ruins"
* "Katina" - First published in "Ladies Home Journal" in March 1944.
* "Lamb to the Slaughter" - First published in "Harper's" in September 1953.
* "The Landlady" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 28th November 1959.
* "The Last Act" - First published in "Playboy" in January 1966.
* "Lucky Break"
* "Madame Rosette" - First published in "Harper's" in August 1945.
* "Man from the South" - An alternative title for "Collector's Item" or "The Smoker."
* "The Mildenhall Treasure"
* "Mr. Botibol"
* "Mr. Feasey"
* "Mr. Hoddy"
* "Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat" - First published in "Nugget" in December 1959.
* "Mrs. Mulligan"
* "My Lady Love, My Dove" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 21st June 1952.
* "Neck"
* "Nunc Dimittis" - An alternative title for "The Devious Bachelor."
* "Only This" - First published in "Ladies Home Journal" in September 1944.
* "Parson's Pleasure" - First published in "Esquire" in April 1958.
* "A Piece of Cake" - Revised and re-titled version of "Shot Down Over Libya" published in Dahl's first anthology "" in 1946.
* "Pig"
* "Poison" - First published in "Collier's" in June 1950.
* "Princess and the Poacher" - First published in 1986 in "Two Fables", to celebrate Dahl's 70th birthday.
* "Princess Mammalia" - First published in 1986 in "Two Fables", to celebrate Dahl's 70th birthday.
* "The Ratcatcher"
* "Royal Jelly"
* "Rummins"
* "Shot Down Over Libya" - First published on 1 August 1942 in "Saturday Evening Post". Dahl's first published work, though anonymously credited to "an RAF pilot at present in this country for medical reasons." Revised as "A Piece of Cake."
* "Sitting Pretty" - An alternative title for "The Champion of the World."
* "Skin" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 17th May 1952.
* "Smoked Cheese"
* "The Smoker" - An alternative title for "Man from the South" or "Collector's Item."
* "The Soldier"
* "Someone Like You" - First published in "Town & Country" in November 1945.
* "The Sound Machine" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 17th September 1949.
* "The Surgeon" - First published in "Playboy" in January 1988.
* "The Swan"
* "The Sword"
* "Taste" - First published in "Ladies Home Journal" in March 1945.
* "They Shall Not Grow Old"
* "The Umbrella Man"
* "The Upsidedown Mice"
* "Vengeance is Mine Inc."
* "The Visitor" - First published in "Playboy" in May 1965.
* "The Way Up to Heaven" - First published in "The New Yorker" on 27th February 1954.
* "William and Mary"
* "The Wish"
* "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar"
* "Yesterday was Beautiful"


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