Boy: tales of childhood

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Penguin Group USA, 1984 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
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In "Boy", Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Dahl's boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, bestselling books.

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To this day I remember Dahl's descriptions of the candies he enjoyed and how, after an accident, his nose literally hung by a thread of skin from his face. People have a very visceral reaction this book, with good reason. Read full review

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Boy covers Dahl’s family life from before his birth until he leaves school – he states that it’s not an autobiography but rather a collection of stories about his life. Dahl was born in Wales to ... Read full review

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Papa and Mama
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Kindergarten 19223
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Llandaff Cathedral School 19235 age 79
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About the author (1984)

Roald Dahl is considered one of the most beloved writers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including The Witches and Matilda, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

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