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Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Nothing brings your favourite childhood author to life like reading his personal autobiography.

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Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Kari Pritchard, editorial assistant: Going Solo by Roald Dahl, $9.  Available at Indigo.ca and Amazon.ca.

“Nothing brings your favourite childhood author to life like reading his personal autobiography. I first read Going Solo — the conclusion to Dahl’s first autobiography Boy— last summer and my suspicions were quickly confirmed: Roald Dahl is one of the coolest people ever. Dahl tells the story of his journey from England to Africa in 1938 to begin working at the Shell Oil Company. It’s a personal tale filled with laughs and suspense written by one of the world’s best storytellers, allowing readers to see a whole new side of an author whose repertoire goes well beyond the fantastical.”