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The Way Up to Heaven and Other Stories

3.87  ·  Rating Details  ·  99 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Unknown Binding, Easy Readers - English - Level 2
Published November 1993 by European Schoolbooks (first published 1981)
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I didn't understand the significance of this story at first, but after going over it twice, I finally do. And it's a nice piece of work.
It's a fantastic and macabre short story! So twisted, a little bit predictable but I really like it!!
Apr 03, 2016 Rita rated it really liked it
*3.5 Stars/67%

I had to read this for school.
The first half of the book was pretty meh to me.
Due to the title I already knew what was going to happen, but not in the way it did. It was a really interesting and macabre story.
The writing style is beautiful though.
I'd suggest going into it, knowing absolutely nothing to get the full effect.
I gave it 3.5 stars because it was kinda predictable.
Sep 09, 2015 Nathalie rated it really liked it
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Only read the story 'The way up to heaven'. It was amazing.I suspected something like the ending, but not this. It was brilliant, truly a masterpiece.
Read the last paragraph and you would know why people say - Never trust the Meek !!
Astonishingly written !!
Jun 30, 2015 Emma rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very interesting and twisted story by one of my favourite storytellers. I really enjoyed this and I'll definitely be reading more of Roald Dahl's short stories.
Ung Angel
sounds good
Feb 16, 2016 Marine rated it really liked it
J'ai adoré cette nouvelle de Roald Dahl. C'est une histoire qui est plutôt glauque et dont la fin m'a surprise. C'est la première fois que j'apprécie autant une nouvelle.
Nov 14, 2013 Elidanora rated it really liked it
I took it thinking it was light but I found it dark though very entertaining stories, some of them a little scary.
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Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Norwegian descent, who rose to prominence in the 1940's with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors.

Dahl's first published work, inspired by a meeting with C. S. Forester, was Shot Down Over Libya. Today the story is published as "A Piece of Cake". The story, about his wartime a
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