Happy Birthday Roald Dahl!

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  1. Jux

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    James and the Giant Peach FTW.
     
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    You should read 'Boy'. Rat in the candy jar FTW.
     
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory FTW!!!

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    The Witches FTW as well!!
     
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    I read The Witches ten times before I turned five. Dahl is the greatest childrens' author who ever lived.
     
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    I read "Matilda" a good 10 times or so one school year.
     
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    wonder why i didnt read more of him back in the day. all i remember is enid fucking blyton.
     
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    Matilida Ftw.
     
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    Happy birthday Willie wonka.
     
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    JK Rowling > Roald Dahl.




    Kidding.
     
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    I loved Matilda, though I wasn't impressed by the film adaptation.
     
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    I have loads of Roald Dahls books from when I was a kid.

    Fantastic Mr Fox is probably my favourite, I actually re read it (it took maybe what, half a hour?) recently when I was rearranging my spanking new book shelves. Still the best.

    Having said that, Dahls easy going , descriptive writing is actually what JK Rowlings writing reminds me of.
     
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    You'd better fucking be. I will punch you in the head over something like this.
     

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