One of Roald Dahl's most famous children's books. Matilda is a brilliant and sensitive child, but her parents think of her only as a nuisance. Even before she is five years old, she has read Dickens and Hemingway and still her parents think of her as a pest. So she decides to get back at them. Her platinum-haired mother and car salesman father are no match for her sharp genius, and neither is the cruel headmistress Miss Trunchbull. And then the child prodigy discovers she has an extraordinary psychic power that can save her school and especially the lovely kindergarten teacher, Miss Honey.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arkrayder - LibraryThing
I read this to my daughter and it’s the first time reading it for both of us. I really enjoyed it and actually would have like if it had been a longer book. I don’t know why it took me so long to read Matilda. But I’m glad I have. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Iudita - LibraryThing
Can you imagine a book like this being published in today's market? It would never see the light of day which is exactly what I loved about it. Leave it to Roald Dahl to push all the boundaries. Read full review