I love Roald Dahl. He books are slightly dark and they appeal to my sense of humour. They always have. I have Roald Dahl books from when I was a kid.
Some interesting facts about Roald Dahl:
- Dahl was named after Roald Amundsen, a fellow Norwegian and the first man to reach the South Pole;
- During his school years, the pupils at his school were asked to trial chocolate bars. This is the memory that inspired Charlie and the Chocolate Factory;
- Dahl enlisted in the Royal Air Force during WWII;
- In September 1940, Dahl received severe injuries to his head, nose and back when his Gladiator crash-landed in the Western Desert; and
- Dalh had five children with American actress, Patricia Neal.
Favourite book number 1
The Witches – my sons didn’t like this one, they found it scary. I loved it. I delighted in the creepiness of the witches who…
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