The unabridged audiobook edition of Someone Like You, Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He was educated in England before starting work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa, and began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head' sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during the Second World War. He worked in a tiny hut in the apple orchard of his house in Buckinghamshire until his death in 1990 at the age of 74. Roald Dahl's many books continue to be read by children the world over who delight in the magic of his marvellous storytelling. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and total sales are 100 million worldwide!
Biografie (Roald Dahl)
Roald Dahl (1916-90) absolvierte eine kaufmännische Lehre, ging dann 1936 für die Shell Oil Company nach Tanganjika und meldete sich bei Ausbruch des zweiten Weltkriegs als Pilot bei der Royal Air Force. Nach dem Krieg lebte er als freier Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor abwechselnd in den USA und in England.