Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
What happens when the five luckiest children in the entire world walk through the doors of Willy Wonka’s famous, mysterious chocolate factory? What happens when, one by one, the children disobey Mr. Wonka’s orders? In Dahl’s most popular story, the nasty are punished and the good are deliciously, sumptuously rewarded.
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“Jeepers! He must be freezing!” Charlie, standing only a few paces away from the
speaker, gave Grandpa Joe's hand a squeeze, and the old man looked down at
Charlie and smiled. Somewhere in the distance, a church clock began striking ...
A second later, a mighty rumbling sound came from inside it, and the whole
machine began to shake most frighteningly, and steam began hissing out of it all
over, and then suddenly the watchers noticed that runny stuff was pouring down
After a war injury, he moved to Washington, D.C., and there he began to write.
His first short story was published by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a
long and distinguished career. Roald Dahl became, quite simply, one of the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Shannon.Allen - www.librarything.com
I can't get past the fact that children were being murdered in this whackadoo's candy factory. I liked the descriptions of the imaginary Oompa Loompa world and people, as well as much of the details ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - howifeelaboutbooks - www.librarything.com
Not my favorite Dahl story but it had been a long time since I read it - maybe college? It’s is a really good, incredibly silly story, and I love it in its pure state. Next up is watching the movies - I’ve never seen them! Read full review
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