The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl
  

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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl turns his pen to anything, twisting everyday life into powerful, and sometimes terrifying fantasies. Seven superb stories, full of Roald Dahl's usual magic, mystery and suspense: meet the boy who can talk to animals, the man who can see with his eyes closed, and find out about the treasure, buried deep underground on Thistley Green.

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'One of the most widely read and influential writers of our generation The Times An unforgettable read, don't miss it Sunday Times'

About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Roald Dahl
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Author's Website

www.roalddahl.com/

Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

5th September 2013

ISBN

9780141346502


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