Monday, 30 June 2014

The BFG

Author- Roald Dahl
Publishers-Puffin Books
Pages- 216
Cost- Rs 350
ISBN- 978-0-141-32623-8

The BFG is a wonderful book written by the World's Greatest Storyteller Roald Dahl. As the name suggests, the story revolves around the BFG or the Big Friendly Giant along with his friend Sophie. 

Every night, if someone disappears, you can be sure there are Giants in our world as well. One night when Sophie wakes up in the middle of the night, she sees a big figure, who was blowing something into the kid's bedrooms. The big thing sees her, and suddenly grabs her and gallops away. After reaching in Giant country, the big figure introduces himself as the Big Friendly  Giant. He tells Sophie all about the other nine Giants with names like Bloodbottler, Bone cruncher and such. When Sophie come to know that the Giants are eating human beings, she decides along with the BFG to stop them. And dreams are powerful things. The book is illustrated by the wonderful illustrator Quentin Blake. With the simple English and amazing pictures this book is more interesting than ever. Also, with wonderful words like Snozzcumbers and such, the book is really interesting to read.Many people have  wrong assumption that the Books of Roald Dahl are for kids. But that is not so. Even elder people can read the books. So grab this book to get a taste of Roald Dahl's writing.

Nirupam V
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