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Roald Dahl Collection 16 Books Box Set

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a b Hulbert, Ann (1 May 1994). " 'Roald the Rotten' ". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331 . Retrieved 3 May 2021. Responding in 1990 to a journalist from The Jewish Chronicle, whom he considered rude, he said: "I am an old hand at dealing with you buggers." [203] David Thomson (9 August 2010). "Patricia Neal: a beauty that cut like a knife". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 7 December 2014 . Retrieved 16 September 2014.

New faces on Sgt Pepper album cover for artist Peter Blake's 80th birthday". The Guardian. 5 October 2016. Archived from the original on 5 November 2016 . Retrieved 5 November 2016. Jennifer, Boothroyd (2007). Roald Dahl: A Life of Imagination. Lerner Publishing Group. ISBN 9780822588269. Archived from the original on 27 December 2022 . Retrieved 24 October 2022. a b c d "Dahl's squishous words get their own dictionary". BBC. 28 May 2016. Archived from the original on 22 July 2019 . Retrieved 20 June 2018.Roald Dahl rewrites: edited language in books criticised as 'absurd censorship' ". The Guardian. 20 February 2023. Archived from the original on 25 February 2023 . Retrieved 25 February 2023. Dahl, Roald (1999). "Min mor". I Roald Dahls kjøkken. Oslo: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag. p.65. ISBN 8205256136.

Having returned home, the boy and his grandmother devise a plan to rid the world of witches. Impersonating the chief of police of Norway on the telephone, she discovers that the Grand High Witch was living in a castle there. They will travel to the Grand High Witch's Norwegian castle, and use the potion to change her successor and assistants into mice, then release cats to destroy them. Using the Grand High Witch's money-making machine and information on witches in various countries, they will try to eradicate them everywhere. The grandmother reveals that, as a mouse, the boy will probably only live for about another nine years, but the boy does not mind, as he does not want to outlive his grandmother (she reveals that she is also likely to live for only nine more years), as he would hate to have anyone else look after him. Hekseopera for barn - Programguide for alle kanaler - TV 2, NRK, TV3, TVN". Tv2.no. 18 December 2008. Archived from the original on 21 October 2013 . Retrieved 21 October 2013. Caswell, Mark. "Freddie Mercury unveiled as Norwegian's latest tail fin hero". Business Traveller.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2023 . Retrieved 14 September 2018.A UK television special titled Roald Dahl's Revolting Rule Book which was hosted by Richard E. Grant and aired on 22 September 2007, commemorated Dahl's 90th birthday and also celebrated his impact as a children's author in popular culture. [131] It also featured eight main rules he applied on all his children's books:

Sir Peter Blake's new Beatles' Sgt Pepper's album cover". BBC News. 9 November 2016. Archived from the original on 3 January 2017 . Retrieved 20 June 2018. Throughout his childhood and adolescent years, Dahl spent most of his summer holidays with his mother's family in Norway. He wrote about many happy memories from those visits in Boy: Tales of Childhood, such as when he replaced the tobacco in his half-sister's fiancé's pipe with goat droppings. [48] He noted only one unhappy memory of his holidays in Norway: at around the age of eight, he had to have his adenoids removed by a doctor. [49] His childhood and first job selling kerosene in Midsomer Norton and surrounding villages in Somerset are subjects in Boy: Tales of Childhood. [50] After school Despite this somewhat light-hearted account, Dahl also noted that, ultimately, Vichy forces killed four of the nine Hurricane pilots in his squadron. Describing the Vichy forces as "disgusting", he stated that "... thousands of lives were lost, and I for one have never forgiven the Vichy French for the unnecessary slaughter they caused." [65]

Alberge, Dalya (25 February 2023). "Roald Dahl threatened publisher with 'enormous crocodile' if they changed his words". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 1 March 2023 . Retrieved 1 March 2023.

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