Roald Dahl day 2016: five of the best

As the world marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, here’s our pick of the best articles from across the internet.

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Today marks the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl, one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th Century, whose stories remain firm cross-generational favourites.

How well do you know his books?

The Metro have compiled a short quiz for you Dahl-based enjoyment. Do you know your Twits from your Tales Of The Unexpected? Have a go and find out.

His five best characters

There’s some good — and bad — choices in this character review by the International Business Times, in our opinion: What about Danny’s Dad or even the notorious Uncle Oswald? What do you think? Let us know on Twitter.

Roald Dahl: the inventor

Everyone knows Dahl the author. But tragedy drove him to become the c0-creator of the Wade-Dahl-Till medical valve after his son Theo was involved in a terrible accident. The Memo explain.

16 whizz-popping quotes

“A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men.” The Metro have complied a great list of selected quotes from across Dahl’s work. Enjoy.

Which Roald Dahl baddie are you?

Are you a Trunchbull or more of a Grand High Witch? Let’s find out with this quiz from the Press Association.

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