September 13, 2011
Famous British novelist and short story writer Roald Dahl was born in Wales on 13 September, 1916. He started publishing his stories in the 1940s and soon became one of the world's best-selling authors. Writing both for children and adults, his stories are charaterized by unexpected endings and dark humour. His major works include Tales of the Unexpected for adults, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Danny, the Champion of the World for children.