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Roald Dahl Collection 16 Books Box Set

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First published in book form in The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More before release in 1999 as a single title edition

Arguably the Shakespeare of children's literature, from Fantastic Mr Fox to Matilda and The BFG, filmmakers and animators are still drawing from the enormous vat of material he created."

Roald Dahl and the Chinese chip shop". walesonline. 27 March 2009. Archived from the original on 15 October 2012 . Retrieved 16 September 2014.

Don't be foolish,' my grandmother said. 'Besides, there are plenty of other reasons why women might wear wigs and there is certainly nothing wrong with that.' Dahl had Jewish friends, including the philosopher Isaiah Berlin, who commented: "I thought he might say anything. Could have been pro-Arab or pro-Jew. There was no consistent line. He was a man who followed whims, which meant he would blow up in one direction, so to speak." [197] Amelia Foster, director of the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden, says: "This is again an example of how Dahl refused to take anything seriously, even himself. He was very angry at the Israelis. He had a childish reaction to what was going on in Israel. Dahl wanted to provoke, as he always provoked at dinner. His publisher was a Jew, his agent was a Jew... and he thought nothing but good things of them. He asked me to be his managing director, and I'm Jewish." [205]Dennison, Matthew (2023). Roald Dahl: Teller of the Unexpected: A Biography. Pegasus Books. ISBN 978-1-63936-333-9. James Patterson remains UK libraries most borrowed author for 11th year". The Guardian. 27 July 2018. Archived from the original on 9 November 2020 . Retrieved 3 October 2020.

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