Roald Dahl

An Author

My life

My life started out when I was born on September 13 in Cardiff, Wales. In 1929 I went to Repton, a boys boarding school. In 1939 I join the British Royal Air Force in Kenya and I crashed my plane in a desert 1 year later. I wrote my first book The Gremlins in 1943. 10 years later I married Patricia Neal. In 1955 I had my first kid Olivia 2 years after that I had a second child Tessa 3 years after that I finally had one son his name was Theo. In 1962 Olivia past away of appendicitis. In 1964 another daughter was born her name was Ophelia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is published. In 1965 Patricia suffers a stroke and another daughter was born her name was Lucy 6 years later Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory came out as a movie. In 1972 I meet Liccy Crosland. 3 years later I begin working with illustrator Quentin Blake. In 1983 I divorce Patricia and married Liccy. 5 year later Matilda was published. In 1990 I passed away on November 23.

My Childhood

I was born on September 13, 1916 in Wales. My parents names were Sophie and Herald, I had 3 sisters Astri, Alfhild and Else. At the age of 2 I moved to a mansion in a small village in Wales. When I was 3 one of my sisters passed away of appendicitis. When I was 6 I started kindergarten and I went to school for boys. What most people did not know is that I was bad at spelling and I did not like school. When I was 9 my mother sent me to a boarding school for boys and I felt really homesick and I did not like it there. In 1927 I moved to Bexley near london. When I was 13 I left my family and my two mice Montague and Marmaduke I left to go to another boarding school called Repton. I was really good at some sports like hockey, soccer, cricket, squash and swimming it helped that I was over 6ft tall. While at Repton I found out that the town made Cadbury chocolate.

People in my life

The people in my life were my son, Theo and four daughters Olivia, Tessa, Ophelia and Lucy. I also had a wife and her name was Patricia Neal. Then, I divorced her and married Liccy Crosland. I also had a dad that passed away when I was young and also had a mom in my life. My daughter Olivia passed away at the age of 7. I had sisters their names were Astri, Alfhild and Else.

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