Sophie Dahl

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Sophie Dahl

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September 15, 1977

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Sophie Dahl (born Sophie Holloway) is an English author, cookbook writer and former model. She was born in London, the daughter of actor Julian Holloway and writer Tessa Dahl. Her maternal grandparents were author Roald Dahl and actress Patricia Neal. Her paternal grandfather was actor Stanley Holloway. She was the inspiration for Sophie, the main character in her maternal grandfather's book The BFG.


Average rating: 3.60 · 3,478 ratings · 411 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Deli...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,023 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Playing With The Grown Ups
3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 1,099 ratings — published 2007 — 23 editions
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The Man With The Dancing Eyes
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 283 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Very Fond of Food: A Year i...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Nightingale Wood
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Ten Poems About Tea
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Rare Birds
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2005
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Don't Tell Alfred
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The Twits
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“The problem with life is, we often do things that will ultimately be self-destructive and make us unhappy, yet in that moment it seems like the best idea in the world. You have to be careful of moments - they're tricksy things.”
Sophie Dahl, Playing With The Grown Ups
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“I think it doesn't really make a difference where she is, because she always takes herself with her.”
Sophie Dahl, Playing With The Grown Ups

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