The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More download epub
by Roald Dahl
Published by the Penguin Group. On the evening of my second day, I was sitting on my little balcony with a book on my lap and a tall glass of rum punch in my hand. I wasn't reading the book.
Published by the Penguin Group. I was watching a small green lizard stalking another small green lizard on the balcony floor about six feet away. The stalking lizard was coming up on the other one from behind, moving forward very slowly and very cautiously, and when he came within reach, he flicked out a long tongue and touched the other one's tail.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More is a collection of seven short stories written by Roald Dahl. They are generally regarded as being aimed at a slightly older audience than many of his other children's books. The stories were written at varying times throughout his life
At Habbaniyih, they taught us to fly more powerful aeroplanes with guns in them, and we practised shooting at drogues (targets in the air pulled behind other . And yet here was a writer of stories who was famous the world over. His books had been read by millions of people.
At Habbaniyih, they taught us to fly more powerful aeroplanes with guns in them, and we practised shooting at drogues (targets in the air pulled behind other planes) and at objects on the ground. Finally, our training was finished, and we were sent to Egypt to fight against the Italians in the Western Desert of Libya. I expected sparks to be shooting out of his head, or at the very least, he should have been wearing a long green cloak and a floppy hat with a wide brim.
by Roald Dahl eVersion ., Notes at EOF. Back Cover: Seven stories out of this world. 1 The Boy Who Talked with Animals 2 The Hitch-hiker 3 The Mildenhall Treasure 4 The Swan 5 The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar 6 Lucky Break 7 A Piece of Cake. People are as strange, grotesque and superhuman as you always suspected, in the hands of. "that great magician Roald Dahl" - Spectator. An unforgettable read, don't miss it" - Sunday Times. The Boy Who Talked with Animals. Not so long ago, I decided to spend a few days in the West Indies.
Sugar and Six More, first published in 1977, Roald Dahl set out to create a collection of short stories for older children. The title story,The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, is the longest in the collection.
In The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More, first published in 1977, Roald Dahl set out to create a collection of short stories for older children. Find out more about the period in Roald Dahl's life when Henry Sugar was published. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and six more. It helps a lot if you have a keen sense of humour. This is not essential when writing for grown-ups, but for children, it’s vital. Roald Dahl 1. Taken from Lucky Break, a short piece of Roald's writing included in The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and six more.
Roald Dahl is better known for children's books: James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Witches, Matilda and more. A good number that have been made into movies. Пользовательский отзыв - yougotamber - LibraryThing. One of the few authors where I can really enjoy a short story and not feel short changed.
That's what Henry has to decide in "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar", one of the seven short stories in this .
That's what Henry has to decide in "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar", one of the seven short stories in this extraordinary collection. A giant turtle and a very special boy who can talk to animals, a cunning hitchhiker and the curious driver who picks him up, and a very lucky plowman who finds a fabulous fortune but loses a golden opportunity are only a few of the characters you'll meet. They are generally regarded as being aimed for a slightly older audience than many of his other children's books. The stories were written at varying times throughout his life, and are believed by many to reflect some of his best fiction writing
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Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell; First Soft-Cover Edition edition (1979)