Book Review: Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

Father-Son Tale’s a Perfect Post-Lockdown Tonic

Roald Dahl’s father-son story, Danny the Champion of the World, is enjoyably brisk. With good transitions, exposition and Dahl’s surprise-laden storytelling, the novel unspools a light criminal caper—with the son of a widower and apprentice to his dad’s business narrating the action. Danny the Champion of the World is perfect for a post-pandemic kid’s r…

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