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Author Name: Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was one of the greatest story-tellers of all time. He was born in Llanduff, South Wales, of Norwegian parents, in 1916, and educated in English boarding-schools. Then, in search of adventure, the young Dahl took a job with Shell Oil in Africa. When World War II broke out he joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, receiving terrible injuries and almost dying in a plane crash in 1942.
It was following this “monumental bash on the head” and a meeting with C. S. Forester (author of the famous Captain Horatio Hornblower stories) that Roald Dahl's writing career began, with articles for magazines such as The New Yorker. He wrote successful novellas and short stories for adults, such as Tales of the Unexpected, before concentrating on his marvelous children's stories. The first of these, James and the Giant Peach, in 1960, was followed by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and an unbroken string of hugely successful, best-selling titles.
Roald Dahl worked from a tiny hut in the pale orchard of the Georgian house in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire which he shared with his wife, Liccy. He was always brimming with new ideas and his many books continue to bring enormous enjoyment to millions of children and their parents throughout the world.
Roald Dahl died on November 23, 1990.

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Matilda
 -by Roald Dahl

Poor, misunderstood Matilda fights back against an unappreciative world through a hidden talent: Matilda is the world's greates... Read More

   
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
 -by Roald Dahl
The gates of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory are opening at last--and only five children will be allowed... Read More

   
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
 -by Roald Dahl
A new collection of Roald Dahl stories, all on a theme of country matters, featuring those wily characters Claud, Rummins and Bert... Read More

   
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar
 -by Roald Dahl
Seven stories by Roald Dahl. Things are not what they seem, they can't be what they seem. Turtles, fingersmiths, the Mildenhall tr... Read More

   
The Best of Roald Dahl
 -by Roald Dahl
This collection brings together Dahl's finest work, illustrating his genius for the horrific and grotesque which is unparalleled.... Read More

   
Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl
 -by Roald Dahl
This collection of short stories contains "Someone Like You", "Kiss, Kiss", "Twenty-Nine Kisses from Roald Dahl", "Switch Bitch" a... Read More

   
Kiss Kiss
 -by Roald Dahl

This volume contains 11 stories: "The Landlady", "William and Mary", "The Way up to Heaven", &quo... Read More

   
The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories
 -by Roald Dahl
A selection of Roald Dahl's short stories, specially chosen for teenagers to introduce them to Dahl's work for adults.A selection ... Read More

   
Switch Bitch
 -by Roald Dahl
These four stories are, by turns, funny, bawdy, touching, and outrageous. They are for lovers of tales that combine the macabre an... Read More

   
Georges Marvelous Medicine
 -by Roald Dahl

In this popular Dahl story, George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits. Great new Quentin B... Read More



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