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Matilda This story is, quite simply, Roald Dahl at his best.
Opening the cover to find the slightly tattered pages filled with uncomplicated illustrations, I am instantly transported back to my childhood. I can picture the places I sat to read this story, reacquaint myself with the feelings of comfort, inspiration and amusement I experienced whenever I read it.
It is one of my all-time favourites.
In this book, Matilda discovers her love of books and by the age of three, has taught herself to read. She is oblivious to her brilliance and her parents are less than encouraging. It is not until Matilda attends school and meets the lovely Miss Honey that anyone begins to nurture her talent.
Within the familiar schoolground setting, Roald Dahl takes his readers into the world of one little girl enduring cruelty, loneliness and an overwhelming power to teach lessons to the adults in her life.
The combination of speaking directly to the reader and crawling into the minds of his characters, is classic Dahl. Only he could be responsible for dreaming up the amazing tales of disciplinary proceedings at Crunchem Hall Primary School.
This story is beautifully heartwarming; a surprising mix of humour, adventure and mystery.
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The Story Circle Network review team is made up of a team of writers and published authors who have a wide-ranging interest in women's writing. The team is led by published authors Susan Wittig Albert, Barbara Heming, and Judy Miller. Aug 08, · One of my favorite things about good prose is when the narrator—real or fictional—sounds like a friend sitting across from you, telling a story.
That’s precisely how Westover’s memoir reads and is one of the reasons I became enthralled with the story.