Matilda by Roald Dahl

The book follows the story of Matilda, an exceptionally intelligent young girl who is neglected and mistreated by her parents. She finds solace and companionship in the local library, where she develops a love of books and a remarkable talent for telekinesis. Matilda eventually uses these abilities to defend her friends from their tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and help her kind-hearted teacher, Miss Honey, reclaim her life.

The 901st greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
240
Words
40,000
Original Language
English

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