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LOVE FROM BOY Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

by | Read by Thomas Judd, Andrew Wincott

Biography & Memoir • 7.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Andrew Wincott and Thomas Judd narrate this collection of letters written by author Roald Dahl to his mother from the time he was a child in boarding school until he was well into middle age. Judd shines as the young Dahl, opening with a clipped, boyish cadence and enthusiasm that match the breathless tone of Dahl's descriptions of life at school, and various requests and inquiries. As the letters mature, so does the narration, growing more measured and deeper in tone, effectively conveying the growth of Dahl himself as well as his writing. Dahl's dry and absurd sense of humor are evident throughout, a response, as Judd and Wincott's narration makes clear, to life's occasional darkness. Entertaining and illuminating. A.F. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2019]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2016

DD ISBN 9780698181632 $17.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2016

DD ISBN 9781524708177 $66.50

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