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Superb stories, daring deeds, fantastic adventures!

Going Solo is the action-packed tale of Roald Dahl's exploits as a World War II pilot. Learn all about his encounters with the enemy, his worldwide travels, the life-threatening injuries he sustained in a plane accident, and the rest of his sometimes bizarre, often unnerving, and always colorful adventures. Told with the same irresistible appeal that has made Roald Dahl one of the world's best-loved writers, Going Solo brings you directly into the action and into the mind of this fascinating man.

About the Author

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

            After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing childrens stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

            Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

Dan Stevens is internationally known for his role as Matthew Crawley in the hit television drama Downton Abbey. Dans other TV work includes Sense and Sensibility, Maxwell and The Line of Beauty, and his film credits include Summer In February, Vamps, Hilde and two upcoming releases: A Walk Among the Tombstones and The Fifth Estate.   Dans theatre work includes The Heiress on Broadway, and Arcadia, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, The Vortex and Hay Fever in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781611762075
Author:
Dahl, Roald
Publisher:
Penguin Audio
Author:
Stevens, Dan
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Edition Description:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
20130926
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.25 x 5.25 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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