Roald Dahl (English pronunciation: /ˈroʊ.ɑːl
dɑl]; 13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.
Born in Llandaff, Wales, to Norwegian parents, Dahl
served in the Royal Air Force during
the Second World War, in
which he became a flying ace and intelligence
agent. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and
adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors. His short stories are
known for their unexpected endings, and his children's books for their
unsentimental, often very dark humour.
Some of his
more well-known works include James and the
Giant Peach, Charlie
and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The BFG.
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Roald Dahl's summary background and early life
Dahl's expanding career reminds me of the Renaissance career spanning many areas and types of experiences which afforded him quite the role as fabulist on a world scale, a role he relished and maintained for years.Novelist , short story writer and screen writer ,his works are enduring and fraught with dark humor and gauged for children simultaneously. His bio in the Irregulars Pt one offers a more comprehensive view of him especially as his role in the Charles Marsh household was pivotal to the war effort and his role as a "covert" in what came to be known as MI6 during the war. His RAF role as fighting ace and courage displayed afforded him the designation of war hero and intelligent agent. He was also inebriated in his Nordic heritage Note the list of some of his works below.