Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to "a wonderful faraway place." In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939, he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died, children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years.

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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Dan Stevens
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


Superb stories, daring deeds, fantastic adventures.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Peter Serafinowicz
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


Can Danny and his father outsmart the villainous Mr.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


REVOLTING RHYMES


Did you think Cinderella married the prince and lived happily ever after, or that the three little pigs outsmarted the wolf.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Bill Bailey, Kate Winslet and Richard Ayoade
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


THE TWITS


How do you outwit a Twit.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Derek Jacobi
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


A taste of her own medicine.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Dan Stevens
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


Where did Roald Dahl get all of his wonderful ideas for stories.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Chris O'Dowd and Geoffrey Palmer
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


FANTASTIC MR.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Miranda Richardson
Release Date: September 26, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times

This is not a fairy tale.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Andrew Scott
Release Date: July 25, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times

Seven superb stories, from the world's no.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Release Date: July 25, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


A little magic can take you a long way.
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Author: Roald Dahl | Narrator: Douglas Hodge
Release Date: July 03, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last.
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Author: Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl | Narrator: David Walliams
Release Date: July 03, 2013
“Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian…[His] stories work better in audio than in print.” –The New York Times


Captured by a giant.
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