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User Review  - steadfastreader - LibraryThing

One of my all time favorite books as a kid. I must have read it fifteen times. I should re-explore it because I've always felt that even Dahl's childrens literature has some very adult undertones. Good times. Read full review

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User Review  - ErjaMS - LibraryThing

Matilda by Roald Dahl, is about a wise girl, maybe even a child prodigy, who enjoys learning especially reading. She is decieved by her parents, her mum who plays bingo and her dad,a con man, who sell ... Read full review

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User Review  - HeatherCHoffman - LibraryThing

This book is for anyone who's ever felt that, despite adversity, they were someone special - or for anyone who's ever felt their voice wasn't strong enough. Matilda is a must read for all adolescents ... Read full review

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User Review  - ikka123 - LibraryThing

This is my first Roald Dahl book (wonder what kept me so long!) and about 10 pages into it, I have already fallen in love with it. Dahl was funny and warm from the start. I read the paragraph on his ... Read full review

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User Review  - shellwitte - LibraryThing

I *was* Matilda as a child—or at least I liked to think so. I connected with her in a way that is hard for me to explain now, other than to say that in her potential I found my own. Read full review

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User Review  - LARA335 - LibraryThing

OK, only '3 stars - this isn't exactly for my age group. But I enjoyed the presence of less-than-perfect parents, and a sadistic teacher (mine was called Miss Blow, and I think she and Miss Trunchbull ... Read full review

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User Review  - caitlinsnead - LibraryThing

A grouchy couple are parents to a very sweet girl, Matilda. Unlike her bratty brother and mean parents, Matilda becomes a very sweet and extremely intelligent 6 year old girl, who is very keen to go ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

Matilda is a precocious young girl who lives with her idiot parents and brother. Matilda's father is a crook and her mother spends all her time playing bingo. When they are home they eat their meal in ... Read full review

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User Review  - mlbelize - LibraryThing

I love this book as much now as I did when I first read it. Read full review

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User Review  - bubblegum109 - LibraryThing

I really liked this book because it was really funny. Also it talk's about Matilda's life. Read full review


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