The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl
Simon & Schuster, 9781439189764, 655pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
Praise For Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl…
“A major literary biography…packed with intimate details, sharply intelligent commentary and surprising revelations. I can't sing its praises enough.” —Michael Dirda, Best Nonfiction of 2010, The Washington Post
“Authoritative . . . a careful, loving outline of a difficult man.” —Claire Messud, The New York Times Book Review
“A sprawling entertainment packed with anecdote and incident . . . an engaging tale with satisfying episodes of glamour, intrigue, failure and renewal.” —William Georgiades, The Wall Street Journal
“Sturrock captures the spirit of the man, his need to charm and entertain as well as his 'almost adolescent desire to annoy'.” —Barbara Fisher, The Boston Globe