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              Books by Roald Dahl

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              Matilda
                 

              Matilda (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

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              • Pub Date
                7 Oct 21

              'These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message- you are not alone' Matilda is the story of a brilliant and sensitive girl who refuses to submit to the cruelty of the adult world, and instead channels her anger and sense of isolation into heroic action. In his depictio...n of the monstrous Wormwoods and psychotic Miss Trunchbull, Dahl created some of his most memorable villains; and in Matilda, he created his greatest and best-loved heroine - an enduring emblem of resistance in the face of tyranny for more than thirty years.
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              ISBN 9780241417119
              Released AU 7 Oct 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Modern Classics
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              Someone Like You
                

              Someone Like You (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald; Introduction by Joly, Dom

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              There's the gambler who collects little fingers from losers ...there's the lady who murders her husband with a frozen leg of lamb ...not to mention the man who has made a machine that can hear grass scream.

              ISBN 9780141189642
              Released AU 3 May 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Penguin Modern Classics
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              The Complete Short Stories: Volume Two

              The Complete Short Stories: Volume Two (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              Includes eight tales such as 'Parson's Pleasure', a piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain; in 'William and Mary', a wife revenges herself on her dead husband; and in 'Royal Jelly' some new parents find an unusual and unsettling way to give their newborn its sta...rt in life.
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              ISBN 9781405910118
              Released AU 23 Oct 2013
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Penguin Readers Level 2: Boy (ELT Graded Reader)
               

              Penguin Readers Level 2: Boy (ELT Graded Reader) (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald; Illustrated by Blake, Quentin

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              Filled with exciting, strange, funny, and sometimes frightening tales, Boy is the enthralling story of Roald Dahl's childhood and early life. Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a forei...gn language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills. Boy, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.
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              ISBN 9780241397688
              Released AU 17 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Penguin Readers (graded Readers)
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              The Complete Short Stories: Volume One

              The Complete Short Stories: Volume One (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              Collects adult short stories, in which the author begins by using his experiences in the war to write fiction. In 27 stories, written between 1944 and 1953, this title includes tales such as 'Man from the South'; 'Lamb to the Slaughter'; and 'The Sound Machine'.

              ISBN 9781405910101
              Released AU 23 Oct 2013
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              More Tales of the Unexpected: 2 Spoken Word Cds, 2 Hours 30 Minutes
               

              More Tales of the Unexpected: 2 Spoken Word Cds, 2 Hours 30 Minutes (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              Eight more Roald Dahl short stories. Dahl was master of the twisted tale and his collections of macabre and sinister short stories are still as popular as ever. Brought to life by readers Tom Hollander, William Hootkins and Geoffrey Palmer, plus Ron Grainger's original theme tune... to the TV series of 70s and 80s.
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              ISBN 9780642559302
              Published AU 1 Jan 2002
              Publisher ABC Books
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              Tales of the Unexpected

              Tales of the Unexpected (Paperback, export ed)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected is a delightfully dark collection of sixteen stories, each with a startling end. Among the unforgettable characters lurk the homicidal wife and her deadly leg of lamb, a conniving and lecherous wine connoisseur and the one-eyed brain at the me...rcy of his vengeful spouse. Tales of the Unexpected is an astonishing assortment of twisted treats from the master storyteller.
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              ISBN 9780141037578
              Released AU 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Popular Penguins
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              Deception: Penguin Picks

              Deception: Penguin Picks (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories. 'The cruelest lies are often told in silence ...' Why do we lie? Why do we deceive those we love most? What do we fear revealing? In these ten tales of deception master storytelle...r Roald Dahl explores our tireless efforts to hide the truth about ourselves. Here, among many others, you'll read about how to get away with the perfect murder, the old man whose wagers end in a most disturbing payment, how revenge is sweeter when it is carried out by someone else and the card sharp so good at cheating he does something surprising with his life. Dahl understood our deepest secrets, desires and fears and Deception is one of four books - the rest being Lust, Cruelty and Madness - that explore our hidden selves.
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              ISBN 9780718188498
              Released AU 8 Mar 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Picks
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              Cruelty

              Cruelty (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              A wife pawns her lover's parting gift with unexpected consequences, an unusual painting proves to be more valuable than anyone, especially its owner, could ever have predicted, a husband and wife, unable to get their new baby to feed, hit upon a disturbing solution . . . Cruelty ...highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker. Collected together for the first time, stories include T he Butler, The Great Automatic Grammatizator, Royal jelly, Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat, TheSwan, Poison, Skin, The Princess and the Poacher, Genesis and Catastrophe and Mr Feasey.
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              ISBN 9780718185657
              Released AU 17 Oct 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Penguin Readers Level 4: Going Solo (ELT Graded Reader)
               

              Penguin Readers Level 4: Going Solo (ELT Graded Reader) (Paperback)

              By Dahl, Roald

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              Roald Dahl flew planes in the Second World War (1939-1945) when Germany, Italy and Japan fought against Britain, France, Poland, other European countries, the USSR and the United States of America. Going Solo is Dahl's time with the RAF (Royal Air Force). He writes I did not need... to leave out anything here because every moment was, to me, totally interesting. Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activitiesthat help readers to develop key skills.
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              ISBN 9780241430927
              Released AU 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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