Sophie Dahl

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Sophie Dahl


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in London, The United Kingdom
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: 3.63 · 5,251 ratings · 513 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Deli...

3.85 avg rating — 1,500 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Playing With The Grown Ups

3.24 avg rating — 1,380 ratings — published 2007 — 27 editions
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The Man With The Dancing Eyes

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3.60 avg rating — 374 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Very Fond of Food: A Year i...

3.81 avg rating — 250 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Nightingale Wood

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3.66 avg rating — 1,304 ratings — published 1938 — 18 editions
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Ten Poems About Tea

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3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011
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The Secret Garden

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4.12 avg rating — 693,039 ratings — published 1911 — 1351 editions
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Boy

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4.09 avg rating — 43,060 ratings — published 1984 — 102 editions
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Rare Birds

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3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2005
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Don't Tell Alfred

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3.59 avg rating — 1,385 ratings — published 1960 — 21 editions
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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

“In secret places we can think and imagine, we can feel angry or sad in peace. There is something to be said for just being, without worrying about offending anyone.”
Sophie Dahl, The Secret Garden

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