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This book is proving to be a very interesting read.
His writing captures your interest, incorporating Dahl's past with his books and stories, so that even if you have not read them, they draw you into his world.
Charming, generous, and convivial the great children's author could be, but also manipulative, cruel, and obstinate.
In this extensive biography of Roald Dahl, we learn about the man behind a collection of fantastic children's books. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michelle Boytim
For a man who is essentially known as the genius who created such classic children literary figures as Charlie Bucket, Willy Wonka, Matilda, and The Fantastic Mr Fox, what I found... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Brett Benner
It came as no surprise to me that Roald Dahl, as described by first-time biographer Sturrock, comes across as a "difficult" character. Read morePublished on July 25, 2012 by Christopher Barat
The book came to me in near-perfect condition and I was happy! It is a belated
Christmas gift for my daughter - thanks again!
I grew up hearing and reading the stories of Roald Dahl. From the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to the short story The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar to the memoir Boy. Read morePublished on July 1, 2011 by David Evans
Anyone who has loved Roald Dahl's quirky voice in books like CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, THE BFG, or THE WITCHES will enjoy this biography of the classic children's author. Read morePublished on June 13, 2011 by TeensReadToo
Roald Dahl was a complex man, at times generous and humorous and at others cantankerous and difficult to deal with and this book explores all these sides of his character and... Read morePublished on April 27, 2011 by Spider Monkey
'Most great writers are two people, if not more: their art grows out of the splits in their personalities. Read morePublished on January 13, 2011 by Obelix
This item was a gift. It arrived on time and in the promised condition, there were no problems with delivery, and the ultimate recipient loved it.Published on January 13, 2011 by Andrea E. Journey