Saturday, April 09, 2016

An Enchanting Tale of Magnificent Friendship

Off the Shelf
By Ashley Hay    |   Friday, April 08, 2016
I missed Roald Dahl’s The BFG when it appeared in 1982. Perhaps, being eleven, I thought I’d outgrown such things, busy instead with Judy Blume and L. M. Montgomery who wrote Anne of Green Gables. It would be thirty-three years before I read it—last year, at the behest of my Dahl enthusiast seven-year-old—and I loved it utterly and immediately. There’s often something completely pleasurable about reading a book written for young people as an adult. READ MORE

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