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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He was educated in England before starting work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa, and began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head' sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during the Second World War. In addition to the classics Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate and The BFG, he wrote volumes of memoir and dark short stories for adults. He worked in a tiny hut in the apple orchard of his house...See more

Personality Profile For Roald Dahl

The following is a personality profile of Roald Dahl based on his work.

Roald Dahl is heartfelt and somewhat insensitive.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Roald Dahl is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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