Download Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life (Penguin Fiction) by Roald Dahl PDF

By Roald Dahl

ISBN-10: 0140118470

ISBN-13: 9780140118476

It is a new number of Roald Dahl tales, all on a subject matter of nation issues; they're going to all characteristic these wily characters Claud, Rummins and Bert, who seemed so memorably in Dahl's recognized tale, parson's excitement. there'll be seven tales within the booklet, together with one ("Ah, candy secret of Life") that hasn't ever seemed in publication shape prior to. Roald Dahl has written a brand new advent, and the publication could be greater by way of line drawings.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life (Penguin Fiction) PDF

Similar children's literature books

The Fire Station

This tale begins out with a well-recognized premise: Michael and Sheila stopover at a fireplace station. yet then the Munsch aptitude for inventive perception and humor take over. whereas the 2 youngsters are exploring a hearth truck, an alarm is going off-and away move Michael and Sheila to the rescue!

A Very Good Idea

A hot, artistic and humorous sequence approximately 3 siblings who reside via their very own ideas. The Tinklers 3 celebrates the liberty and inventiveness of youth – while the standard can develop into awesome. Marcus and Mila Tinkler are first-class at mountain climbing. yet can they move from their residence to the city clock tower with out as soon as touching the floor?

Wild-and-Woolly Animal Jokes: An Untamed Collection of the World's Best Animal Humor

Satisfied canines, hoppy kangaroos, hippy sloths. . . the animal international grants never-ending laughs, and this new choice of jokes is certain to delight us of the human species! rankings of jokes and funny tales, all with regards to animals domesticated, wild, and someplace in among, are classified into chapters followed by means of mild, inspirational introductions.

More than a Game, Sports Literature for Young Adults

This ebook acknowledges the powerful presence of younger grownup activities literature in modern publishing and examining, and its aim is to assist young ones, lecturers, and librarians comprehend the literature, its historical past, and its value in modern society.

Additional info for Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life (Penguin Fiction)

Sample text

No, Peter, I’m not,’ she said. ‘It’s – it’s a magic wardrobe. ’ The Lewis family was Church of Ireland (Anglican) and worshipped at nearby St Mark’s, Dundela, where Lewis had been baptised as an infant. Flora Lewis’s father, Thomas Hamilton, was rector of the church, and tears came easily to his eyes as he preached. He and his aristocratic, clever wife lived in a cat-ridden rectory, which was rank with feline stench. In contrast to her husband’s shuttered views, Mary Hamilton happily employed Roman Catholic servants and supported Home Rule for Ireland.

It had been hand carved and built by their grandfather, Richard Lewis. The wardrobe made a den into which the children climbed. In the dark they would listen silently ‘while Jacks told us his tales of adventure’. Coloured by Lewis’s later discovery of wardrobes as portals to other worlds in George MacDonald and E. Nesbit, this became the inspiration for Professor Kirke’s wardrobe, which provided a gateway into Narnia. ‘[L ucy’s] not being silly at all,’ ‘[ said peter, ‘she’s just making up a story for fun, aren’t you, Lu?

S. Lewis as a household name for communicating Christian faith in a popular style. He made righteousness readable, as one reviewer put it, with his The Screwtape Letters, The Problem of Pain, The Great Divorce, Miracles and slim booklets of his enormously successful broadcast talks on BBC radio (gathered together later as Mere Christianity). Lewis knew that his close friend, Tolkien, disapproved of his lay theologising – he thought it should be left to the experts. Lewis also sensed that the deepest person within him – what he dubbed ‘the imaginative man’ – was only partly engaged.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 47 votes