“Roald Dahl: gardener, agony aunt and poacher”

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  • Published: June 29, 2016 issue of Country Life
  • Contains:
    • “At home with the Big Friendly Giant” – Mark Griffiths was in short trousers when he compared notes on orchids with Roald Dahl. He traces the author’s gardening passions at Gipsy House in Buckinghamshire.
    • “A poacher turned storyteller” – Roald Dahl was a true countryman who yearned for the wild, says his biographer Donald Sturrock, and Annunciata Walton reveals his inspiring correspondence with children.