9781439189764

Storyteller : The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439189764

  • ISBN10:

    1439189765

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-09-13
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Summary

Donald Sturrockrs"sStorytelleris theauthorized biography of Roald Dahl, one of the greatest storytellers of all time.

Author Biography

Donald Sturrock worked at the BBC for ten years as a writer, producer and director. He has since written and directed a number of award-winning television series, as well as five opera librettos: his latest being The Golden Ticket, based on Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Lunch with Igor Stravinskyp. 1
The Outsiderp. 13
Shutting Out the Sunp. 28
Boyp. 40
Foul Things and Horrid Peoplep. 64
Distant Faraway Landsp. 93
A Monumental Bash on the Headp. 122
David and Goliathp. 139
Alive but Earthboundp. 156
A Sort of Fairy Storyp. 174
Secrets and Liesp. 205
The Scholar-Gypsyp. 249
The Poacherp. 282
The Master of the Macabrep. 313
A Tornado of Troublesp. 356
Breaking Pointp. 386
Indomitablep. 413
The Gentle Warmth of Lovep. 449
Explosions Are Excitingp. 482
The Wizard and the Wondermanp. 518
No Point in Strugglingp. 549
Acknowledgmentsp. 569
Notesp. 573
Bibliographyp. 625
Indexp. 637
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