Roald Dahl Audio Books

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was one of the greatest storytellers of all time. He was born in Llanduff, South Wales, of Norwegian parents, in 1916, and educated in English boarding schools. In search of adventure, the young Dahl took a job with Shell Oil in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force as a fighter pilot, almost dying in a plane crash in 1942. It was following this “monumental bash on the head” and a meeting with the author C. S. Forester that Dahl’s writing career began, with articles for magazines such as the New Yorker. He wrote successful novellas and short stories for adults, such as Tales of the Unexpected, before concentrating on children’s stories. The first of these, James and the Giant Peach, in 1960, was followed by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and an unbroken string of hugely successful, bestselling works. His numerous honors include the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and numerous Edgar Awards.

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Extended Sample Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample The BFG  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample The Twits, the Minpins & the Magic Finger  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample The Witches  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Boy  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Danny the Champion of the World  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Fantastic Mr. Fox and Other Animal Stories  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample George's Marvelous Medicine  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Going Solo  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample James and the Giant Peach  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Matilda  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator  by Roald Dahl
Extended Sample The Roald Dahl Audio Collection  by Roald Dahl
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