The BFG, Roald Dahl’s love letter to his lost daughter — Biblioklept

Roald Dahl’s 1982 children’s classic The BFG begins with a dedication to the author’s daughter: “For Olivia: 20th April 1955 — 17th November 1962.” If I had noticed the dedication when I first read The BFG as a child, I certainly didn’t think about it then. The slim sad range of those dates would have meant nothing to me, […]

via The BFG, Roald Dahl’s love letter to his lost daughter — Biblioklept

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