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    • Love from Boy

    • Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother
    • By: Donald Sturrock
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Roald Dahl penned his first letter to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, when he was just nine years old. The origins of a brilliantly funny, subversive, creative mind were evident in boarding school, and as he entered adulthood, his penchant for storytelling emerged in his missives home from Africa, where he was stationed by Shell Oil, and then the desert camps of the Royal Air Force.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The third biographic!

    • By S. Seigel on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Love from Boy

    • Roald Dahl's Letters to his Mother
    • By: Donald Sturrock
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs....' So begins the first letter that nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under the watchful eye of his boarding school headmaster. For most of his life, Roald Dahl would continue to write weekly letters to his mother, chronicling his adventures, frustrations and opinions, from the delights of childhood to the excitements of flying as a World War II fighter pilot....

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Storyteller

    • The Life of Roald Dahl
    • By: Donald Sturrock
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 23 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Roald Dahl is one of the greatest storytellers of all time. He pushed children's literature into uncharted territory and almost twenty years after his death his popularity continues to grow - worldwide sales of his books have now topped 100 million. The man behind the stories, however, remains an enigma. Dahl was a single-minded adventurer, an eternal child, and his public persona was often controversial.

    Regular price: $24.51