A biography of the author, Roald Dahl, which shows him in his various roles as adventurer, gambler, connoisseur, philanthropist and troublemaker; as a devoted but frequently unfaithful husband; and as a fond, demanding, but sometimes chilly parent.
At the time of his death in November 1990, Roald Dahl ranked among the most celebrated, influential and controversial children's authors of all time. But, like his fiction, his personality was singular, forceful and provocative. This biography shows Dahl in his various roles as adventurer, gambler, connoisseur, philanthropist and troublemaker; as a devoted but frequently unfaithful husband; and as a fond, demanding, but sometimes chilly parent.
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Jeremy Treglown is Professor of English at the University of Warwick and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He was previously the editor of the Times Literary Supplement and is the author of several non-fiction books.
Roald Dahl: a Life by Jeremy Treglown
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