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Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl (hb)

Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl (hb)
Item# 9780771083327

Product Description

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

Author: Donald Sturrock

Twenty years after his death, Roald Dahl's bestselling stories continue to inspire and entertain children around the globe. But the man behind the stories remains an enigma. Despite his astonishing life as a Norwegian growing up in Wales, whose father died when he was just five, and as an ace fighter pilot, British intelligence agent, and husband for a while to one of Hollywood's top stars, Dahl nonetheless persistently embroidered the truth about himself, rewrote history, ignored reality, and defended his deep vulnerabilities with outlandish and wilfully provocative remarks. Facts bored him. (hb)