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1983 THE WITCHES Roald Dahl 1st Edition 10th Print London Hardcover Dust Jacket

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1983 THE WITCHES Roald Dahl 1st Edition 10th Print London Hardcover Dust Jacket.


This is the First Edition tenth Printing from 1983 by Jonathan Cape published in the UK of THE WITCHES BY ROALD DAHL. It was illustrated by Quentin Blake. The dust jacket is in very good condition and has been placed in a protective clear archival sleeve. The boards are dark green with gilt lettering for the title. The pages and binding are structurally sound. There aren't any signs of marginalization or dog-eared pages. Owner's name inside cover.



The Witches is a children's novel by Roald Dahl published in 1983. Critics have called the book misogynistic and protested that the book reinforces the view of women as cruel and manipulative behind the facade of beauty, even while winning multiple prestigious Awards.  "I do not wish to speak badly about women. Most women are lovely. But the fact remains that all witches are women. On the other hand, a ghoul is always a male and both are dangerous. But neither of them is half as dangerous as a REAL WITCH". If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you will want to have on your shelf.




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