Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Roald Dahl and Sociology 101)

Hello everyone! I am coming to the end of my Roald Dahl series blog, but before I wrapped it up I wanted to share with you an interesting article from the Virginia Tech Library Archives in regards to Dahl's writing, the relation of it to different audiences, and the criticisms made in terms of some … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Roald Dahl and Sociology 101)

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Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Matilda)

Well, here it is, Matilda. This was the book that started it all for me, (as I mentioned in a previous post), my favourite Roald Dahl book, and my favourite book of all time. The meaning of this character is so strong, and close to my heart I cannot even begin to describe the sentimental … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Matilda)

Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of The BFG)

Well ladies and germs, this is The BFG. What does The BFG stand for? None other of course than "The Big Friendly Giant"! Now I know what you must be thinking, "A big friendly giant? How is that possible?" Well, with Roald Dahl as we have noticed with the stories we have examined so far, … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of The BFG)

Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Whimsical, fun, and fancy free. Those are just a few of the words that I use to describe this, well, fantastic book. Another one of his well known classics, there is a lot to say about this Roald Dahl novel┬áso let's get started. Fantastic Mr. Fox was written in 1968, and interestingly enough this is … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Roald Dahl Series Blog (Revolting Recipes)

Hey readers! Thought I would like to share this awesome thing with you! Turns out, all those wonderful recipes that you read about in Roald Dahl's books you can make for yourself at home! There are two books available (Revolting Recipes and Even More Revolting Recipes) Some of the recipes are found at Roald Dahl's … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog (Revolting Recipes)

Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

Ah yes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Who doesn't have some connection to this book? Personally I watched the first film made about the book, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory before I read the book, but it got me interested in reading both this, and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Welcome once again … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of James and The Giant Peach)

One of Dahl's earliest children's novels is, like many of his stories, a fantastic, magical adventure that encourages both a sympathetic tone for the main character, and engages the reader with every page. Welcome readers, this is the first of my book examination series on Roald Dahl. For this series I will share with you … Continue reading Roald Dahl Series Blog: (Book Examination of James and The Giant Peach)