The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl

Sturrock, Donald

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
This authorized biography, written by a BBC producer and director who knew Dahl and worked with the cooperation of the author's adult children and both wives--one of whom was film star Patricia Neal--covers the man and his reputation.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416550822
Branch Call Number: B Dahl S
Characteristics: x, 655 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.


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Dec 10, 2010
  • asaffari rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

It is a wonderful book

Nov 29, 2010

It is a wonderful book

Nov 18, 2010

The artistic director of the Roald Dahl Foundation manages a balanced and juicy treatment of his idol, running through Dahl’s years spying for the Brits and
bedding a slew of Americans as well as the tensions, setbacks, and depressive jags that gave his work its texture.


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