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TorgoX (1933)


"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Sunday July 17, 2005
08:38 AM


[ #25748 ]
Dear Log,

«Dahl's books regularly show up on the American Library Association's list of titles that patrons ask to be restricted from young children or removed from the shelves. In 1995, a mother attempting to expunge Dahl from elementary-school libraries in Virginia told the Washington Post that in his books "children misbehave and take retribution on adults, and there's never, ever a consequence for their actions." According to this surprisingly common critique of Dahl, to defy one adult--no matter how bad a person--is to defy us all.»

--"The Candy Man": Why children love Roald Dahl's stories--and many adults don't.