Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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This book is #35 on the BBC's top 100 of all time list, so it's one I'll be reading for that list.
Dahl always seems to write into his books traits that he finds really undesirable and sets to tell the reader why they are bad. In this case, the traits were greed, gluttony, rudeness, and no imagination (from watching too much television). Be wary little kiddies! You don't want to become like these kids!
I remember from the movie (the original one) that Charlie and his grandfather go off to a room with bubbles where they are carried to the top of the room and need to start burping to get back to the ground. This room was described in the book but Charlie and his grandfather never venture into it. I guess it was just the director's choice to make the movie longer or to show that Charlie and his grandfather weren't perfect.
Anyways, this was a fabulous book. One of my best reads of the year.
So it is now on its way to Australia!!
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