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The Umbrella Man and Other Stories

ISBN13: 9780142400876
ISBN: 0142400874
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $8.99
Publisher: Speak
Published Date:
Pages: 288
Average Goodreads rating: 4.06/5 (2469 ratings)

Is it really possible to invent a machine that does the job of a writer? What is it about the landlady’s house that makes it so hard for her guests to leave? Does Sir Basil Turton value most his wife or one of his priceless sculptures? These compelling tales are a perfect introduction to the adult writing of a storytelling genius.

The Umbrella Man and Other Stories is a collection of thirteen short stories selected for teenagers from Dahl's adult works.

- The Great Automatic Grammatizator
- Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel’s Coat
- The Butler
- Man from the South
- The Landlady
- Parson’s Pleasure
- The Umbrella Man
- Katina
- The Way Up to Heaven
- Royal Jelly
- Vengeance Is Mine Inc.
- Taste
- Neck