MATILDA

MATILDA

Author-Roald Dhal

Publishers-Puffin Books
Pages-227
Cost- Rs 220

Matilda is a very emotional,interesting,humorous book written by the famous storyteller Roald Dahl. The protagonists of this book are Matilda Wormwood, Miss Honey, Miss Turnchbull, Lavender, Michael, Miss Phelps and the Wormwood couple. The story revolves around Matilda, an extraordinary child of her age. She is brought up at home in a rude manner. She begins schooling. There she meets a lovely teacher named Miss Honey, who is her class teacher. But there is also an arrogant headmistress named Miss Tunchbull. The author describes Miss Turnchbull both in a humorous and frightening manner. A lot of incidents happen at school and Matilda becomes one of Miss Turnchbull’s target. But Matilda becomes attached towards Miss Honey and they both are very affectionate towards each other. Then many interesting incidents happe which strengthens the bond of Honey and Matilda, makes Turnchbull run away and the departure of Matilda’s parents. Finally, Matilda and Miss Honey live together. This book is never boring.I hope that more and more students read this book.


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