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Roald Dahl’s Salty Advice

By posted at 3:00 pm on July 21, 2012 0

At a party thrown by Tom Stoppard in 1972, Kingsley Amis bumped into Roald Dahl, and was encouraged by the Matilda author to write a children’s book in order to make a quick buck. “The little bastards’d swallow it,” Dahl said.





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